Respect and Protect Conference, Society of Antiquaries, November 2019. © Society of Antiquaries Respect and Protect: Fulfilling The Obligation To Safeguard Cultural Property In The Military Context Talks are now available online from this one day Society of Antiquaries / Historic England conference, organised with support from the UK Blue Shield Committee and Newcastle University Watch [...]
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Founding of provisional Malian Blue Shield National Committee at the National Museum of Bamako, Mali, 16 January 2020 © Blue Shield Mali, 2020 On 16 January, 2020, at 3:20 p.m. at the National Museum of Mali in Bamako, representatives met to establish a provisional Blue Shield Committee. Congratulations! In addition to the National Museum, representatives [...]
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IDRIM 2019 Side event on Cultural Heritage Risk Management, organised by Blue Shield France Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nice, October 18th 2019 Report by by Blue Shield France Last October, IDRIM2019 - a major international conference supported by UNESCO - was held in Nice by the IDRIM Society (International Society for Integrated Risk Management) and [...]
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Attendees at the Irish Defence Force Cultural Property Protection training visiting the Military Archive. © Irish National Committee of the Blue Shield, 2019 Blue Shield Ireland and Blue Shield International co-organised and delivered a three day training course in Dublin on cultural property protection for Peacekeepers to the Irish Defence Forces with a member of [...]
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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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