ICOM ANNUAL REPORT 2016

Emergency Red List of Cultural Objects at Risk for Yemen

Published!!

A considerable number of sites and museums have been looted and cultural objects from Yemen are today at risk of being illegally trafficked. As a response to that risk, ICOM is publishing, with the generous support of the U.S. Department of State, an Emergency Red List of Cultural Objects at Risk for Yemen.

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Llamamiento mundial contra los saqueos de tesoros en el Yemen | Heritage in Danger | Scoop.it

Llamamiento mundial contra los saqueos de tesoros en el Yemen

02/22/2018

Los antiguos tesoros de Yemen corren riesgo de ser saqueados. Así lo cree el Consejo Internacional de Museos (ICOM en sus siglas en inglés), que ha instado a los coleccionistas a evita

Peru Moves to Protect ‘One of the Last Great Intact Forests’ | Heritage in Danger | Scoop.it

Peru Moves to Protect ‘One of the Last Great Intact Forests’

02/19/2018

While the United States may be weakening protections for wilderness, the creation of Yaguas National Park protects millions of acres from development and deforestation.

Berlin Museums chief calls for rules on restitution of colonial artefacts | ICOM Network News | Scoop.it

Berlin Museums chief calls for rules on restitution of colonial artefacts

02/19/2018

An international organisation such as Unesco or the International Council of Museums (Icom) should take the lead in organising conferences to devise the guidelines, Parzinger says, adding that both organisations have written to him welcoming his proposal.

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02/16/2018

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Ancient temple left neglected as Yemen war threatens history | Heritage in Danger | Scoop.it

Ancient temple left neglected as Yemen war threatens history

02/15/2018

Along a narrow road in Yemen choked by natural gas tankers and heavily armed soldiers lies an ancient temple neglected and threatened in

Fossil footprints of early human ancestor stolen from Crete | Heritage in Danger | Scoop.it

Fossil footprints of early human ancestor stolen from Crete

02/13/2018

A number of fossilised footprints believed to belong to a hominid ancestor of modern humans have been stolen from Kissamos on Crete, by

Australia's Chemical Plants Are Threatening the World's Oldest Trove of Rock Art | Heritage in Danger | Scoop.it

Australia's Chemical Plants Are Threatening the World's Oldest Trove of Rock Art

02/07/2018

The Australian government is considering introducing more protective measures for ancient rock art on the heavily industrial Burrup Peninsula.

Truck driver ploughs through Peru's ancient Nazca lines | Heritage in Danger | Scoop.it

Truck driver ploughs through Peru's ancient Nazca lines

02/02/2018

The Peruvian government has ordered increased security at the country's world famous Nazca lines after a truck driver ploughed his vehicl

ICOM unveils Yemen Red List at Metropolitan Museum in bid to halt illegal trade of artefacts | Heritage in Danger | Scoop.it

ICOM unveils Yemen Red List at Metropolitan Museum in bid to halt illegal trade of artefacts

02/01/2018

Yemen’s cultural heritage is at serious risk as war and famine ravage the country