UK ratifies 1954 Hague Convention

On 12 September 2017, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland deposited with the Director-General of UNESCO its instruments of ratification of the Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict and of…

Blue Shield issues statement on Palmyra

Blue Shield have issued a statement on rebuilding in Syria, and on the wider problems of reconstruction: “Colleagues and communities in Syria must lead the debate on which approach should be taken but they will need, without question, considerable international support to be able to mitigate what will be undoubtedly highly persuasive and lucrative arguments for rapid, modern redevelopment.” Read the full statement here: blue-shield-statement-on-palmyra