BSI signs MOU with CER and SCRI

BSI signs MOU with CER and SCRI

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BSI signs MoU with Cultural Emergency Response (CER) and Smithsonian Cultural Rescue Initiative (SCRI). Left: Sanne Leschert, Director of CER, Centre Peter Stone President of BSI. Right Corine Wegener, Director of SCRI, representing Meroe Park, Smithsonian Deputy Secretary & Chief Operating Officer

On 2 November, Professor Peter Stone, the President of the Blue Shield Movement, was delighted to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with Cultural Emergency Response (CER) and the Smithsonian’s Cultural Rescue Initiative (SCRI).

Under the MoU the three organisations plan to cooperate on the delivery of new training programmes regarding the protection of tangible and intangible cultural and natural heritage in the event of armed conflict or following natural or human-caused disasters.

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