Blue Helmet Forum Austria 2019: An Initiative of the Association of Austrian Peacekeepers Protection of Cultural Heritage in Peace Operations Vienna, September 26th – 27th, 2019 National Defence Academy, Stiftgasse 2a, 1070 Wien, Austria Sala Terrena “Damage to cultural property belonging to any people whatsoever means damage to the cultural heritage of all mankind, since [...]
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Dr Emma Cunliffe attends ARRCADE Globe 2019 at Sennelager, Germany, July 2019 ©Reproduced with kind permission from ARRC Public Affairs Office BSI was delighted to visit NATO exercise ARRCADE GLOBE - a specialist cartographic training exercise for NATO’s military map makers in Sennelager. The event was organised by the UK-based NATO Allied Rapid Reaction Corps [...]
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Photo: Coping with Culture 2018, in Vienna. A group of armed forces personnel and heritage professionals attend the BSI CPP workshop, visiting the Heeresgeschichtliches Museum, Vienna © Blue Shield International, 2018 Blue Shield International will be running a Workshop at the Conference: “Coping with Culture: Culture in times of geo-political challenges", November 11 – 14, [...]
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Dr Paul Fox gives the opening introduction at the CPP exercise planning workshop, 13 June 2019. © BSI 2019   On 13-14 June, BSI ran a highly successful Cultural Property Protection (CPP) Exercise Support Workshop in London. Aim The aim of the workshop was to share perspectives on designing and delivering CPP civil-military exercise content, [...]
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Participants to the Conference on the 20th Anniversary of the 1999 Second Protocol, Geneva © UNESCO, 2019 2019 marks the 20th Anniversary of the 1999 Second Protocol to the 1954 Hague Convention. In order to celebrate this occasion, UNESCO, in partnership with the Swiss Confederation, organised an international conference on the protection of cultural property [...]
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Discussion of the CPP Estimate Process for use in Exercise Double River (DORR19), with NATO Multinational CIMIC Group, March 2019. © BSI, March 2019 Exercise DORR 19 was a multi-level Deployable Forces (DF) exercise that aimed to train the Multinational CIMIC Group (MNCG) as a deployed CIMIC group. The command post exercise focused on both [...]
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Plaques showing some of the potential actors in a fictitious conflict scenario at NATO HQ ARRC, including the Blue Shield alongside other humanitarian actors. 5 March 2019 @BSI, 2019 Blue Shield International staff attended two days of a NATO planning exercise at the HQ Allied Rapid Reaction Corps (HQ ARRC) in Gloucester, training staff from [...]
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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 [...]
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Caption: Professor Peter Stone talking about proactive safeguarding during Planning for the Unthinkable conference at the V&A. @ Blue Shield International,2018 The Vice-President of the Blue Shield International, Professor Peter Stone, delivered a passionate speech about the role of BSI at the conference, Planning for the Unthinkable: Protecting the National Heritage Sector, organised and hosted by [...]
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