Interview with Marie-Thérèse Varlamoff, then Director of IFLA Preservation and Conservation Core Activity, IFLA, and a key figure in the founding of the Blue Shield in 1996. December 2021 © Blue Shield International In 2021, the Blue Shield founders were presented with an Advocacy Award by the International Institute for Conservation. As part of that [...]
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Interview with George MacKenzie, a key figure in the founding of the Blue Shield in 1996. He was then the ICA Deputy Secretary-General. December 2021 © Blue Shield International In 2021, the Blue Shield founders were presented with an Advocacy Award by the International Institute for Conservation. As part of that award, they participated in [...]
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Interview with Dinu Bumbaru, a key figure in the founding of the Blue Shield in 1996. He was then a member of the International Executive Committee of ICOMOS. December 2021 © Blue Shield International In 2021, the Blue Shield founders were presented with an Advocacy Award by the International Institute for Conservation. As part of [...]
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Interview with Patrick Boylan, a key figure in the founding of the Blue Shield in 1996. He was then Vice-President of ICOM. December 2021 © Blue Shield International In 2021, the Blue Shield founders were presented with an Advocacy Award by the International Institute for Conservation. As part of that award, they participated in a [...]
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The Blue Shield holds a General Assembly every three years, if possible: the next one should be held in 2020. In addition, a number of general meetings may be held between these General Assemblies. You can read more about these meetings on our Meetings page. Some of these meetings resulted in Declarations and Charters which […]

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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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