The Dutch Committee of the Blue Shield is working together with the Netherlands National Commission for UNESCO and the Cultural Heritage Agency in developing a tool to help cultural heritage institutions in the country during large(r) scale crises such as wildfire, terrorism and flooding. The project aims to answer questions such as: what do you need to [...]
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Dr František Beneš delivering a lecture on the protection and care for objects of philatelic interest contained in archive and museum funds, Prague. @Archive of AMG, 2019. The Czech Committee of the Blue Shield has held one committee meeting in 2019. They organized a talk by Captain Pavel Stehlik, army historian and member of the [...]
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UK Blue shield supported Newcastle Law School in organising the conference: Protecting Cultural Heritage in Armed Conflict and Situations of Forcible Displacement: An (Emerging) Human Right? on 1-2 March 2019. The conference explored the concept of cultural heritage and how this is protected in situations of armed conflict and forcible displacement from a socio-legal perspective. [...]
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Lecture about the protection of cultural property held at the Beirut Arab University. @Lebanese Committee of the Blue Shield, 2019. From December to January 2019, the Lebanese Committee of the Blue Shield delivered lectures in different universities in Lebanon: University Saint Joseph University, Beirut Arab University, and the National Lebanese University. These lectures are part of [...]
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It is with the greatest pleasure that the Blue Shield officially recognises the Peruvian Committee of the Blue Shield. Blue Shield International offers its sincere congratulations to Peru, and the new Committee. Peru has ratified the 1954 Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict and its two Protocols [...]
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It is with the greatest pleasure that the Blue Shield officially recognise the Pasifika Committee of the Blue Shield. Blue Shield International offers its sincere congratulations to the Pacific islands, and the new Committee of the Blue Shield for this achievement. Blue Shield International is delighted by the impressive work carried out by the Pasifika [...]
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Widely criticized as ineffective, the 1954 Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict (HC54) and its two Protocols remain the key legal provision for the protection of cultural property in armed conflict today. We argue, however, that a close reading of the Convention suggests that it remains fundamentally [...]
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Attendees to the conference Evacuation of collections in special cases - rules of conduct. Law and practice held in Warsaw. @Polish Committee of the Blue Shield, 2018.  A conference from the series Safety of the museum / Safety in the museum titled "Evacuation of collections in special cases - rules of conduct. Law and practice” took place [...]
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