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ICCROM holiday card 2023

Best wishes from Webber Ndoro, ICCROM Director-General

I would like to thank all of you for the outstanding support I received during my six-year term as Director-General. Some moments have proved challenging but always very stimulating, and through the continuous and valuable support of our Member States and partners, the Organization has successfully achieved many goals for the protection and preservation of cultural heritage.

A successful 33rd General Assembly, marking the beginning of a promising new chapter for ICCROM

A successful 33rd General Assembly, marking the beginning of a promising new chapter for ICCROM

The 33rd session of the ICCROM General Assembly has concluded in Rome. National delegations from our 137 Member States - as well as observers from non-Member States, intergovernmental organizations and other partnering institutions - attended the biennial two-day event hosted at the headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to assess our progress, set...

ICCROM launches first activity in Central Asia

For the first time in more than 65 years, the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM) holds a capacity-building opportunity for heritage professionals in Central Asia.  
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First Asia-Pacific Regional Information Meeting gathers ICCROM network to exchange perspectives and ideas for collaboration

On 26 June 2023, ICCROM held its first Asia-Pacific Regional Information Meeting for our Member States, partners and those interested in our work in the region. The event provided an overview of ICCROM’s programmes and activities while facilitating discussions on regional challenges and opportunities for collaboration.

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Former ICCROM colleagues receive heritage conservation awards

On 8 June 2023, ICCROM witnessed two distinguished former colleagues, whose lifelong commitment has been to safeguard and conserve cultural heritage, receive prestigious accolades. Gaël de Guichen, Special Advisor to the Director General of ICCROM, was honoured with the title of Officer of the National Order of Merit by the President of the French Republic, and Catherine Antomarchi, who was an...

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ICCROM Member State Induction Briefing 2023

On 20 March 2023, ICCROM convened its second annual informational meeting, attended by representatives of our Member States and permanent observers from all regions of the world.

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Putting heritage to work for sustainable development – CollAsia Cambodia

The first CollAsia course on sustainable development and the Sustainable Development Goals brought 20 participants from 12 countries together in Siem Reap, Cambodia, for three weeks of intensive learning that they can apply to their work in museums, libraries, archives and heritage sites.

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Welcoming CHA delegation to headquarters

We were happy to welcome a delegation from the Cultural Heritage Administration of the Republic of Korea (CHA) to ICCROM headquarters on 19 October 2022.

Changing Perspectives to Manage Disaster Risks for Cultural Heritage and Associated Communities

Changing Perspectives to Manage Disaster Risks for Cultural Heritage and Associated Communities

ICCROM and the Cultural Heritage Administration of the Republic of Korea, in collaboration with Escuela Taller Foundation de Filipinas Foundation Inc., Philippines, are pleased to announce the release of the publication, A Story of Change 2 – Transforming Online Learning into Action for Disaster Risk Management of Heritage Collections, now available for free download.

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Wrapping up seven months of CollAsia RE-ORG

The International Course on the Reorganization of Collections Storage in Museums of Southeast Asia has officially concluded with the ten participating museums successfully implementing their RE-ORG projects. The main objective of the seven-month course was to help participants enhance their institutions’ collection management and optimize their use of storage space, thus ensuring their collections...