BSI is pleased to release our report on attending Exercise Trident Jaguar 2018. (Learn more about TRJR18 in our previous blog post) Executive Summary: In late 2017 NATO invited Blue Shield International (BSI) to participate in Exercise Trident Jaguar 2018 alongside other NGOs. This was a first for BSI, reflecting both NATO’s emerging institutional commitment [...]
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Blue Shield Meeting 2016, Milan, Italy

A Blue Shield meeting was held in Milan on the 6th of July 2016 (2016 Milan programme). The meeting was organised to strengthen the network of the Blue Shield national committees. The Final Meeting Report (22092016) was distributed to all participants and to the interim board of the Blue Shield.
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General Assembly ICBS and ANCBS 2014, Rome, Italy

An Extraordinary General Assembly of the ANCBS (Association of National Committees of the Blue Shield) was held with ICBS (International Committee of the Blue Shield) representatives present in Rome in 2014. It was at this meeting that the ICBS and ANCBS agreed to amalgamate. Several decisions were adopted at the Rome Conference: The Statute of [...]
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Blue Shield Conferences 2010

An ANCBS Conference was organised in Vienna, Austria, in April 2010, together with the World Archaeological Congress, about Archaeology in Conflict. You can view the Archaeology in Conflict Programme 2010, and photos of the event are available on the conference website. The proceedings of the conference are available online. In addition, the paper Archaeology in Conflict Perspectives, Problems, and [...]
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Participants to the first ICBS Conference held in Turin, 2004 © Giorgio Perottino The first ICBS Conference was held in Torino, Italy, in 2004. It covered the following issues: The situation of cultural heritage in Iraq, Afghanistan, and elsewhere An initiative for the establishment of an Association of National Committees of the Blue Shield, which [...]
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The main objectives of ICBS were to facilitate international response to threats or emergencies through co-operation between ICBS and national organizations; to propose its services in terms of expertise; to encourage safeguarding and respect for cultural property; to promote standards for risk preparedness; and to train experts at a national or regional level to prevent, control and recover from [...]
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