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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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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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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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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It is with the greatest pleasure that the Blue Shield officially recognises the Peruvian Committee of the Blue Shield. Blue Shield International offers its sincere congratulations to Peru, and the new Committee. Peru has ratified the 1954 Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict and its two Protocols [...]
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The island of Haiti has a history of destructive earthquakes. On January 12th 2010, Haiti was struck by the country's most severe earthquake in over 200 years. The epicentre of the quake was just outside the capital Port-au-Prince. Over 200,000 people lost their lives and widespread damage resulted from the quake: the capital city was [...]
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