ANCBS Secretary General Peter Stone has written a short piece, in the UK online discussion forum - The Conversation, on the UK's continuing failure to ratify the 1954 Hague convention and its two Protocols.
l Blue Shields National Committee in France (Bouclier Bleu) announces the publication of "Pour un Plan Patrimoine culturel et Risques Majeurs"( cultural heritage and major risks).
This publication talks about how to integrate the heritage dimension in the prevention of major risks and it argues that heritage professionals, civil security, risk managers have opportunities to cooperate but that the results are as of yet not sufficient.
"Pour un Plan Patrimoine" wants to be a guide for those who wish to know more about risk management and who are interested in concrete solutions.
This work was realized with the support of the Ministry of Ecology and Sustainable Development (France).
Comité français du Bouclier Bleu
Following the civil conflict that has been shaking Ukraine, the Blue Shield wishes to express its deep concern regarding the safeguarding and protection of the country's invaluable cultural and historical heritage, as well as the institutions that house them and the people that care for them.
Exhibition on cultural heritage in times of conflict.
The Netherlands National Commission for UNESCO announces a call for photos for an open air photo exhibition that it, in partnership with the Municipality of The Hague,Blue Shield Netherlands and the Flemish UNESCO Commission, will organize this spring.
Research into Torah-rolls, Frankfurt, juli 1945. (Photo: NARA/Public Domain)
A significant part of the historical archives in Sarajevo have been burned as a direct result of violent mass protests in Bosnia and Herzegovina over political and economic issues.
© 2014 Amer KAJMOVIĆ