A man in a suit receives a certificate of attendance, and shakles the hand of a man in a green army uniform

Dr Paul Fox receives a certificate attendance for the Headquarters NATO National Rapid Deployable Corps Greece CMI-CIMIC seminar in Thessaloniki on Protection of Civilians. © Blue Shield International 2019

Dr Paul Fox recently participated in the Headquarters NATO National Rapid Deployable Corps Greece CMI-CIMIC seminar in Thessaloniki. The event enabled a detailed analysis of the recently approved NATO Military Concept for the Protection of Civilians, which includes Cultural Property Protection, in order better to understand developments and challenges in this field.

Dr Fox gave a presentation on Blue Shield initiatives to develop combined civil-military training in proactive cultural property protection, emphasising the need to work collaboratively in order to safeguard civilians and the cultural heritage fundamental to their identities.

Read more about Blue Shield International’s training on our Training page

Read more about the work of NATO and cultural property protection in the NATO Fact Sheet – Inclusive Security
Cultural Property Protection (CPP)