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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Ms Jannifer Dathan, Dr Paul Fox, and Dr Emma Cunliffe, morning panellists during the second day of the 'Multimethod Approaches to heritage in the Crossfire' workshop, London © UK Blue Shield, 2019. A two-day workshop on ‘Multimethod Approaches to Heritage in the Crossfire’, organised by UWE Bristol, Manchester Metropolitan University and the Victoria and Albert [...]
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Nini Palavandishvili introducing archival photos and sketches to the participants during a tour around the Chess Palace and Alpine Club © Maryam Kalkhitashvili, Blue Shield Georgia, 2019. A workshop titled 'Creation of the concept of interpretation centre for Tbilisi Chess Palace and Alpine Club' was organised by the Georgian Committee of the Blue Shield (GNCBS) [...]
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Leaflet created by BS Australia to nationally promote the #MayDay initiative © BS Australia, 2019 This year two national committees of Blue Shield, Australia and Netherlands, joined the yearly initiative #MayDay, established by the Society of the American Archivist. The initiative aimed at encouraging professionals in museums, libraries, galleries, archives and others in the wider [...]
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Documentation of salvaged collections during the First Aid to Cultural Heritage in times of crisis © National Archives of Georgia, 2019. The training was conducted by alumnae of the international training course "First aid to cultural heritage in Times of Crisis” organized by ICCROM, Manana Tevzadze (Blue Shield National Committee, Chairman) and Maryam Kalkhitashvili (Blue [...]
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