Caption: Participants engaged in a discussion on structure stabilisation of a damaged building during the exercise scenario planned as part of the CPP Special to Arm Course, Portsmouth, 16 October 2019 © UK Blue Shield UKBS was privileged to support the UK Reserves Cultural Property Protection Unit (CPPU) in running the UK’s first CPP Special [...]
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SECOND CIRCULAR, on behalf of BS Austria and BS Belgium on the Second European Blue Shield Meeting in BRUSSELS and Session at the EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT on the occasion of 20th anniversary of the 1999 Second Protocol to the 1954 Hague Convention. At the closing session of last year's initial Blue Shield meeting in Brussels the [...]
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BS UK Chair Prof. Stone (centre) speaks at the Imperial War Museums symposium "Culture Under Attack" on 7 September 2019. ©BS UK 2019. Professor Peter Stone, Chair of Blue Shield United Kingdom and Vice President of Blue Shield International, spoke in a panel on ‘Saving cultural heritage from conflict’ at the symposium ‘Culture under attack’ [...]
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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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Valentina Sabucco presenting why heritage matters during the WH:UK summer meeting, in Durham © WH:UK, 2019.   A two day summer networking meeting “All Together Now – Sustainable World Heritage”, organised by World Heritage UK in partnership with Durham World Heritage Site and heritage consultancy, Purcell, took place in Durham on 6-8th August 2019. Valentina Sabucco, [...]
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Participants engaged in the development of community based tools for vulnerability and capacity assessment © BS Georgia, 2019. The field trip planned within the scope of the Joint project of Georgian National Committee of the Blue Shield and International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM) , ” Community [...]
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Cyclone Kenneth before landfall just east of Pemba as a Category 2 tropical cyclone on April 25, 2019 © NASA In March and April 2019, Mozambique was affected by two tropical cyclones: IDAI hit the centre of the country, KENNETH the North. Due to the extensive damage caused by these cyclones, the country needs urgent [...]
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Participants to the 9th regional training for South Caucasus Museums  © Georgia BS, 2019 In the 9th regional training for South Caucasus Museums – “Safeguarding Cultural Heritage in Times of Crisis” organized by ICOM Georgia and taking place at Georgian National Museum, between July 17-19th, Georgian National Committee of the Blue Shield was involved as [...]
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Caption: Cunliffe presents Cultural Property Protection and the Blue Shield: Developing Methods for 2019 at SSKW2019. © BSI June 2019   SSKW/CPP Using Technology to Protect Lives and Develop Cultural Understanding: The 12th Spatial Socio-Cultural Knowledge Workshop (SSKW) and Culture in Conflict The Symposium was hosted by Cranfield Defence and Security, along with the UK [...]
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