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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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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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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Photo: Coping with Culture 2018, in Vienna. A group of armed forces personnel and heritage professionals attend the BSI CPP workshop, visiting the Heeresgeschichtliches Museum, Vienna © Blue Shield International, 2018 Blue Shield International will be running a Workshop at the Conference: “Coping with Culture: Culture in times of geo-political challenges", November 11 – 14, [...]
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UK Blue shield supported Newcastle Law School in organising the conference: Protecting Cultural Heritage in Armed Conflict and Situations of Forcible Displacement: An (Emerging) Human Right? on 1-2 March 2019. The conference explored the concept of cultural heritage and how this is protected in situations of armed conflict and forcible displacement from a socio-legal perspective. [...]
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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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A General Conference was hosted by ANCBS in Vienna in 2012, with the following agenda: Appointment of a new Board Reports of National Committees Theoretical and practical aspects of ANCBS's operation. A joint meeting was held between ICBS and ANCBS in Paris in 2013 to establish closer ways of working. This information is taken from Twenty [...]
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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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The Founding Conference of the Association of National Committees of the Blue Shield (ANCBS) was held in The Hague in December 2008. The founders of the Association include the already established National Committees of: Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Macedonia, Norway, The Netherlands, USA. The following decisions were adopted at the conference: The Association's Statute was adopted; [...]
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