Does COVID-19 Affect Cultural Heritage?

By Cristina Escudero, conservator of the General Directorate of Cultural Heritage and Coordinator of the Emergency Unit for Cultural Heritage of the Region Castilla y León (UGRECYL) I suppose more than one person will be surprised by this question since despite the evolving concept of “cultural heritage” that has considerably broadened particularly in recent decades,

The Italian National Civil Protection Service cooperates with ICCROM within the International Training on Emergency Protection for Cultural Heritage

ICCROM, in cooperation with the members of the Italian National Civil Protection Service involved in protecting cultural heritage in emergency, has implemented another important initiative: the Eighth International Course on First Aid to Cultural Heritage in Times of Crisis (FAC19). The course provided for the cooperation of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian

PROCULTHER one-step closer to the definition of a European methodology for Protecting Cultural Heritage in emergency: outputs from the Rome International Workshop

On 10-11 December 2019, experts from Civil Protection Authorities and Ministries of Culture of the PROCULTHER partner countries and a representative from UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science and Culture in Europe gathered at the Italian Civil Protection Department for the International Workshop on Protecting Cultural Heritage in Emergency: Defining a European Methodology. The event closes