Disaster Risk Reduction: Mapping Training for Ukraine's Heritage Managers

UNESCO organised an intensive training course for more than 20 cultural heritage professionals from eight regions of Ukraine threatened by increasingly frequent attacks, including the cities of Odesa, Kyiv and Lviv.

With the support of Japan, the in-person training, which ran from 26 to 30 July 2023, aimed to strengthen the knowledge and expertise of Ukrainian heritage professionals in disaster risk reduction and emergency preparedness, as well as advanced documentation on the state of conservation of cultural heritage sites.

UNESCO joined forces with two of the Advisory Bodies to the World Heritage Committee, the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) and the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM), along with the Ministry of Culture and Information Policy of Ukraine.

Read more in GIM International article. https://www.gim-international.com/content/news/disaster-risk-reduction-mapping-training-for-ukraine-s-heritage-managers?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Newsletter+%7C+GIM+%7C+31-08-2023++&sid=46052

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