The U.S. Mission to the UN Agencies in Rome is pleased to introduce Mr. John Robbins, U.S. candidate for the ICCROM Council

John Robbins is an expert on heritage conservation and brings decades of experience in public service and private practice. Mr. Robbins also brings expertise in in institutional management, research and the repatriation of archaeological materials. Mr. Robbins established the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training in 1994 to create, improve, and disseminate technologies for ...
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First Aid to Cultural Heritage in Times of Crisis

Today is World Heritage Day, when we pause to consider the importance of cultural heritage, as well as its vulnerability and the efforts required to protect and conserve it. One of the many ways the United States works to preserve cultural heritage and property around the world is through its support to ICCROM - conserving culture, ...
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The U.S. Embassy in Abuja Provides $116,000 Grant for Preservation of Nigeria’s Cultural Heritage

On February 13, 2017 the United States Embassy in Abuja announced a $116, 000 grant through the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation program, for the preservation of cultural heritage in Nigeria. U.S. Ambassador W. Stuart Symington witnessed the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding of the grant between the International Center for the Study of ...
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First Aid for Endagered Cultural Heritage Sites

Recently, the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM), an intergovernmental organization based in Rome, Italy, joined forces with the Smithsonian Institution to teach an innovative international course in Washington, D.C., on the topic of first aid for cultural heritage in times of crisis.
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