Protecting Heritage in Crisis: Blue Shield in Africa brings into focus the many challenges facing the protection of cultural property (CPP) across the African continent as a result of conflict or disaster, whether it be war, climate change, the Covid-19 pandemic, urban sprawl, neglect or other risks; and highlights the important work of African Blue Shield [...]
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Blue Shield Netherlands shares the results of their strategic planning session, and we offer CONGRATULATIONS to the new President! 1.Strategic Session October 2021 Last October BS NL had a strategic session to discuss levels of commitment, finances, strengths and weaknesses of the committee. As the positions in the committee are all voluntary and need to [...]
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The Hellenic Committee of the Blue Shield participated in the 2nd International Conference on Recapturing the World in Crisis through Culture held on 13-15 December 2021, at the Eugenides Foundation in Athens,Greece. The title of the joint presentation delivered along with the International Hellenic University on 14/12 was: "The Protection of Natural and Cultural Heritage [...]
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Blue Shield Turkey hosted the virtual International Conference on "Protecting Cultural Heritage in Disasters and Crisis" as part of Blue Shield's 25th Anniversary events. The conference was organized by Blue Shield Turkey in partnership with the Turkish Republic Ministry of Culture and Tourism, FSMVU Conservation of Cultural Heritage Department and ICOM Turkiye from 25-26 November [...]
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International Academic Conference Protecting the cultural heritage against particular hazards – climate, environment, pandemic and fire risks. Best practices 25–26 November 2021 The Polish Committee of the Blue Shield was the initiator and co-organizer of the Scientific International Conference entitled “Protecting the cultural heritage against particular hazards – climate, environment, pandemic and fire risks. Best [...]
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On the 13th of October, the Blue Shield UK joined with the British Army Cultural Property Protection Unit to hold a panel discussion entitled ‘What is Cultural Property Protection?’ to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Blue Shield. The last thirty years have seen a continual increase in cultural property protection, following the wars of Yugoslav [...]
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