On June 24-25, Giorgi Chubinashvili National Research Center for Georgian Art History and Heritage Preservation hosted a virtual international conference "Protection of Cultural Heritage on the Occupied Territories: Georgia and International Experience". The two-day conference presented international examples of cultural heritage protection in the occupied territories from Georgia and Ukraine. The conference was opened by [...]
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Protecting Greek Cultural Heritage: From the 1821 Revolution to modern Greece On the 19th April 2021, the Hellenic Committee of the Blue Shield, in collaboration with ICOMOS Hellenic National Committee and ICOM Hellenic National Committee, held an online conference to celebrate 200 years since the Greek War of Independence. The conference aimed to highlight the [...]
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BSI President joins international panel discussion during International Conference in Berlin on Cultural Heritage and Multilateralism: Regional and International Strategies for the Protection of Cultural Heritage On 16th November 2020, Professor Peter Stone, President of Blue Shield International (BSI) and UNESCO Chair for Cultural Property Protection and Peace at Newcastle University (UK), joined two other [...]
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It is with great regret that the Blue  Shield International Board announces that they have taken the decision to postpone the Blue Shield 2020 General Assembly. The decision was taken following extensive consultation with the Czech Republic National Committee, who are the organising committee. Following the discussions, the BSI Board agreed that the General Assembly and [...]
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Extended Deadline - Call for papers for the international conference: “Protection of Cultural Heritage Across Occupied Territories of Georgia: International Practices and Regional Application” At present, this event is intended to take place. Updates will be provided when we have them. The deadline for the submission of papers for the international conference: “Protection of Cultural [...]
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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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Speaker at the BS Poland conference on the protection of cultural heritage in armed conflicts © BS Poland 2019 As part of the popularization and promotion of the 1954 Hague Convention, the Polish Committee of the Blue Shield co-organized with the Polish Advisory Committee, the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, the Ministry of National [...]
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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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Dr Paul Fox, BSI, attends the NATO HQ Allied Joint Force Command CPP Round Table, Naples. © NATO 2019 NATO Allied Joint Force Command Naples (JFCNP), in collaboration with SHAPE J9, organised a one-day event in JFCNP focused on CPP on 30 October 2019. The aim of this event was to provide improved understanding of [...]
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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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