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From:WHITRAP Shanghai Author:LI Hong  PublishDate:2013-06-03  Hits:1567

International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM) is an intergovernmental organization (IGO) created by UNESCO in 1956 and established in Rome, Italy, in 1959. It is concerned with the conservation of both movable and immovable heritage all around the world. As of today ICCROM has 131 Member States. ICCROM aims at improving the quality of conservation as well as raising awareness about the importance of preserving cultural heritage. ICCROM contributes to preserving cultural heritage in the world today and for the future through five main areas of activity: training, information, research, co-operation and advocacy.

 

In 2007, WHITRAP Shanghai and ICCROM signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) regarding to the capacity building programme in Asia and the Pacific; On 6 April, 2012, Prof. ZHOU Jian, represented WHITRAP Shanghai and Dr. Stefano De Caro, represented ICCROM renewed a 3-year Memorandum of Understanding ( MOU).
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