Participants to the first ICBS Conference held in Turin, 2004 © Giorgio Perottino The first ICBS Conference was held in Torino, Italy, in 2004. It covered the following issues: The situation of cultural heritage in Iraq, Afghanistan, and elsewhere An initiative for the establishment of an Association of National Committees of the Blue Shield, which [...]
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The main objectives of ICBS were to facilitate international response to threats or emergencies through co-operation between ICBS and national organizations; to propose its services in terms of expertise; to encourage safeguarding and respect for cultural property; to promote standards for risk preparedness; and to train experts at a national or regional level to prevent, control and recover from [...]
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On the initiative of the International Committee of the Blue Shield (ICBS) with the participation and support of UNESCO, a seminar was held in Radenci, Slovenia, from 12 to 16 November 1998. Representatives of UNESCO, and of the four non‐governmental organisations that constitute the ICBS: the International Council on Archives (ICA), the International Council of Museums (ICOM), the International [...]
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