International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property
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.

Highlighting the key milestones of the ICCROM-UNESCO Capacity Building for Holistic, Sustainable, and Resilient Recovery of Mosul

Highlighting the key milestones of the ICCROM-UNESCO Capacity Building for Holistic, Sustainable, and Resilient Recovery of Mosul

The extensive journey of the ICCROM-UNESCO Capacity Building for Holistic, Sustainable, and Resilient Recovery of Mosul recently concluded after nearly three years of preparation and conducting various capacity-building activities in Mosul. This unique programme emerged under UNESCO’s broader initiative, "Revive the Spirit of Mosul," forming a successful partnership involving national and...

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...

 24 international participants complete ICCROM-UNESCO-Fondazione Santagata post-conflict recovery summer programme and web platform launch

24 international participants complete ICCROM-UNESCO-Fondazione Santagata post-conflict recovery summer programme and web platform launch

ICCROM, UNESCO, and Fondazione Santagata's joint capacity-building efforts in post-conflict contexts have led to 24 international participants graduating from the Post-Conflict Recovery Summer School. The summer programme aims to enable heritage and disaster risk management professionals, public institutions, NGOs and donor organizations to engage effectively in planning and implementing heritage...

Mosul track 1 graduates 2023

A noteworthy achievement: 23 young architects and engineers graduate from the UNESCO-ICCROM Heritage Recovery Programme in Mosul

The recent culmination of another significant milestone in the UNESCO-ICCROM Heritage Recovery Programme in Mosul has been marked by the graduation of 23 young architects and civil engineers from the programme's cycle focused on professional development. This comprehensive course comprises theoretical and hands-on training, encompassing topics such as situation and context analysis, value...

Richard Martin V. Katipunan

CBH course participant Richard Martin V. Katipunan from the Philippines

My name is Richard Martin V. Katipunan, and I’m a civil engineer from the Philippines. For the past seven years, I have been working in heritage conservation in my country. I have a keen interest in mathematics and am naturally drawn to analytical thinking. I enjoy brainstorming and problem-solving, which has led me to roles in decision-making, especially when dealing with cultural heritage. My...

​​The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) has partnered with ICCROM

ICCROM partners with Nantucket Historical Association for a graduate student internship programme aimed at a sustainable future of Nantucket’s built heritage in the face of Climate Change

​We are proud partners of a new initiative to involve graduate students in creating a disaster and climate risk management plan for the historic island of Nantucket in Massachusetts, USA. The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) has partnered with ICCROM and Integrated Conservation Resources Inc. and Integrated Conservation Contracting, Inc. (ICR-ICC) and the Weitzman School of Design at the...

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Now available for the first time – explore Cultural Heritage 4 Inclusive Growth (CH4IG) projects in Southeast Asia

Now available for the first time – explore the Cultural Heritage for Inclusive Growth (CH4IG) UK-Southeast Asia Collaboration projects! These projects are some of the many grassroots initiatives taking place in the region. The insights from these case studies have contributed to an expanding knowledge base that will influence future initiatives, policies and interventions.

Interns at ICCROM

Volunteers, fellows and interns contribute to ICCROM’s mission

ICCROM headquarters was a full house in April, May and June – we have been happy hosts of fellows, interns and volunteers from across the globe.

Imam Khan Rajabi

CBH course participant Imam Rajabi from Afghanistan

My name is Imam Khan Rajabi, and I am an archaeologist from Afghanistan. I have spent the last ten years working in the excavation, survey, and conservation of jars alongside national and international teams and institutions in Afghanistan. I recently graduated with my second Master’s: a degree in Geography, Spatial Management, and Heritage for International Cooperation from Florence University.