ICCROM Training Opportunities

First Aid to Cultural Heritage in Times of Crisis (FAC) 2019

11 November – 5 December 2019

Place: Rome, Italy

Deadline to apply: 31 May 2019

Conservation and Management of Wooden Structures 2019

4 September – 3 October 2019

Place: Nara, Japan

 Deadline to apply: 14 June 2019

RE-ORG India International Workshop – Becoming a RE-ORG coach!

5 – 17 August 2019

Place: Vadadora (Baroda), Gujarat, India

Deadline to apply: 15 May 2019

Nature-Culture Linkages in Heritage Conservation in Asia-Pacific

24 September – 4 October 2019

Place: Tsukuba, Japan

Deadline to apply: 6 May 2019

What’s new 

Guide to Risk Management now in French

In today’s world, cultural heritage institutions must strive to be accountable, transparent and participatory, spending resources effectively while balancing needs of the community with those of the future.

Notre-Dame de Paris

ICCROM is shocked and saddened by the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral, and extends its heartfelt sympathy and solidarity with Parisians, the French people and the Catholic Church at this tragic time. It is a terrible loss for the world.

Annual Donor’s meeting for World Heritage Leadership

On 11 April 2019, the Annual Donor’s Meeting for the World Heritage Leadership Programme took place at the Ministry of Climate and Environment in Oslo, Norway.

The Norwegian Ministry of Climate and Environment hosted the donor’s meeting this year together with ICCROM, IUCN and the Directorate for Cultural Heritage (Riksantikvaren).

Alain Godonou made Director of Museums of Benin national heritage agency

In September 2018, Alain Godonou, a long-time ICCROM collaborator, was appointed Director of the Museums Programme of the Agence Nationale de promotion des Patrimoines et du Tourisme (ANPT) of Benin. This position is attached to the Presidency of the Republic.

Fire risk management for cultural heritage – International seminar

Fire is a major hazard affecting cultural heritage assets around the world. Although it may seem a ‘rare event’ from a single institution’s perspective, large fires can become routine when considering the total heritage of a nation. Furthermore, their impact is typically catastrophic, causing total or almost total loss in the affected cultural property.

Field school on the conservation of mosaics in-situ in Byblos, Lebanon

ICCROM-Sharjah, in partnership with the Getty Conservation Institute (GCI) and the Directorate General of Antiquities (DGA) in Lebanon, is organizing a field school on the conservation of mosaics in-situ in Byblos, Lebanon.


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  • Assistant Editor (AATA Online) | Getty Conservation Institute (GCI), Los Angeles, CA, United States

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  • Conference: “Lessons Learned: Textile Conservation – Then and Now. North American Textile Conservation Conference | 23-27 September 2019 | Ottawa-Gatineau, Canada | North American Textile
  • Call for papers and/or posters: International Conference on Heritage Management Education and Practice: Ensuring Fair Access and Inclusion in Heritage Management Processes | 6-8 December 2019 | Ahmedabad, India | Ahmedabad University, Centre for Heritage Management
  • Conference: 14th International Conference on Urban Regeneration and Sustainability 2020 | 22-24 September 2020 | Rome, Italy | Wessex Institute
  • Conference: 9th International Conference on Sustainable Tourism | 8-10 July 2020 | Madrid, Spain | Wessex Institute
  • Conference: 16th International Conference on Structures under Shock and Impact 2020 | 22-24 June 2020 | Lisbon, Portugal | Wessex Institute
  • Conference: 7th International Conference on Flood and Urban Water Management 2020 | 11-13 May 2020 | Valencia, Spain | Wessex Institute
  • Conference: XIII International Congress of the History of Paper in the Iberian Peninsula | 12-14 June 2019 | Malaga, Spain | Hispanic Association of Paper Historians/ Asociación Hispánica de Historiadores del Papel (AHHP)
  • Conference: International Conference of Tourism Management & Heritage Conservation | 23-26 July 2019 | Zarqa, Jordan | Hashemite University
  • Conference: Metal 2019 Registration Now Open! | 2-6 September 2019 | Neuchâtel, Switzerland | ICOM-CC Metals Working Group and Haute Ecole Arc Conservation-restauration

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  • News in Conservation, Issue 71 | International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (IIC), London, United Kingdom
  • ICAR The International Journal of Young Conservators and Restorers of Works of Art | Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw, Poland
  • 10.1 Conservation – Discipline & Profession Call for Abstracts – Change Over Time Journal | University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, PA, United States

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  • How should retouching and overpainting be treated in different situations? | Rose Ward, University of Lincoln, United Kingdom
  • Materials Selection Survey | American Institute for Conservation (AIC), Materials Selection and Specification Working Group (MWG)
  • Restoration of sewing support in gothic structures | Astrid Martin / ENSAV La Cambre, Belgium

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  • Course: RE-ORG France | 14 October – 8 November 2019 | Château-Musée Louis-Philippe, Eu, Seine-Maritime, Normandie, France | ICCROM & INP – Institut national du patrimoine
  • Course: IIC-ITCC 2019 Workshop – ‘Scientific Approaches to Ceramics and Glass Conservation’ | 11-22 November 2019 | The Palace Museum, Beijing, China | IIC

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