What is ICCROM?

Do you know what is ICCROM? It is an intergovernmental organization working in service to its Member States to promote the conservation of all forms of cultural heritage, in every region of the world. It is established in 1959, located in Rome, and it operates in the spirit of the 2001 UNESCO Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity, which states that “Respect for the diversity of cultures, tolerance, dialogue and cooperation, in a climate of mutual trust and understanding are among the best guarantees of international peace and security.”(Source: iccrom.org)

ICCROM has one of the world’s leading conservation libraries. The catalogue contains over 120 000 books, reports and specialized journals in more than 70 languages. ICCROM also has a collection of over 200 000 images of sites and objects and various testimonies of its training, scientific and field activities over the years. In addition, this website offers comprehensive information on international events and training opportunities in the field of conservation-restoration. (Source: iccrom.org)

ICCROM strategic directions and objectives 2018-2023:

  1. Focusing on world concerns for cultural heritage;
  2. Creating a diverse and inclusive global network;
  3. Strengthening and transforming iccrom for the future.

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