Around the Globe - Countries with a Blue Shield National Committee, August 2020. On 28 August, the Blue Shield hosted its first online General Assembly. We were delighted to welcome more than 40 representatives from Blue Shield national committees, committees under construction and all of its founding four organisations to its first ever virtual General [...]
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Welcome to the new Board! Following our General Assembly on Friday 28th August, Blue Shield is delighted to welcome its new Board members. Professor Peter Stone, former Vice-President, was elected to the position of President. From the National Committees, Kidong Bae, from the Republic of Korea Blue Shield Committee was re-elected Hamady Gaye, from the [...]
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Statement of Solidarity بيان تضامن مع لبنان ودعم لاستعادة التراث الثقافي المتضرر في بيروت Working closely with the international community to provide advice and guidance on protecting the damaged cultural heritage of Beirut, we support the Statement of Solidarity with Lebanon. Our hearts and minds are with the people of Beirut. We wish to express [...]
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NATO And Blue Shield Sign Letter of Intent for Cultural Property Protection Recognising their vital relationship, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE), of NATO, and the Blue Shield, have established and signed a Letter of Intent to foster further cooperation in Cultural Property Protection (CPP). Both parties will encourage cooperation activities to promote cooperation through: [...]
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The Dampier Archipelego. (© Robert G.Bednarik, via Blue Shield Australia) According to a statement issued by the Yinhawangka Aboriginal Corporation, on the 24th of May, as part of its mining operations, Rio Tinto blew up two ancient deep-time rock shelters in the burrip Peninsular, Australia, with evidence of human occupation dating back to 46,000 years ago. [...]
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On this day, the birthday of the 1954 Hague Convention for the protection of cultural property, Blue Shield International pays its utmost respect to Professor Jiří Toman, who died at the age of 81 at the end of April in Geneva. Professor Toman was a renowned expert in cultural heritage protection, writing some of the [...]
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ALIPH Press release COVID-19: ALIPH to allocate emergency funding to protect cultural heritage Tuesday 28 April 2020 – The ALIPH Foundation announced on Tuesday it would allocate emergency funding for cultural heritage and surrounding communities in conflict and post-conflict areas to help weather the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Around the world, COVID-19 has forced [...]
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