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Blue Shield Statement on Ukraine

Following the civil conflict that has been shaking the 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. Read More

  • Publications
  • 12 January 2019

Blue Shield Statement on Iraq

June 17, 2014 PROTECTION OF IRAQI CULTURAL HERITAGE SITES Blue Shield is appalled by the great suffering and loss of life in the current fighting in Iraq and expresses great concern about the safety of Iraq’s invaluable cultural and historical heritage.  Blue Shield urges all… Read More

  • Publications
  • 12 January 2019

Blue Shield Statement on Yemen

[English] [العربية] [français] [Español] 3 June, 2015 The Blue Shield offers its unequivocal support for the United Nations Secretary General’s statements (26 May 2015). We agree that the only… Read More

  • Publications
  • 12 January 2019

Blue Shield Statement on Palmyra

22 April 2016 Palmyra and the wider historic environment in Syria In the latest Statement of the Blue Shield, the organisation welcomes the removal of Da’esh from the World Heritage Site of Palmyra and stresses that it stands ready to support and stand… Read More

  • Publications
  • 12 January 2019

Libraries safeguarding cultural heritage

Documentary works in all formats, including digital, are a key part of our cultural heritage. Working with, preserving, and safeguarding them in order to provide access to future generations is at the core of the work of libraries globally. Read More

  • News
  • 10 May 2017
  • By: anonymous