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Call for Abstracts - NKF XXII Congress 2021

Research and Review–Advancements in conservation and assessment of previous experiences

The Nordic Association of Conservators (NKF) was founded in...

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Call for Good Practice Examples, Council of Europe

Dear collegagues, we are pleased to share with you this call to Best Practices by the Council of Europe, and encourage you to present the best...

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Europe Day Manifesto. Cultural Heritage: a powerful catalyst for the future of Europe

On 9 May 2020, on the occasion of Europe Day which this year marks the 70th anniversary of the Schuman Declaration and the launch of the process of...

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Covid 19 is a cultural issue...

Message by Susan Corr, E.C.C.O. President

"Covid 19 is a cultural issue as much as a health issue because the control of it depends, not on the...

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On the Classification of the Cultural Heritage Sector within NACE

E.C.C.O. and the NACE Working Group is pleased to share with you this publication at the

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Public consultation on the use of in-situ generated nitrogen for pest management of cultural heritage

Dear members and friends of E.C.C.O.

We urgently call for your support and expertise concerning the public consultation on the use of in-situ...

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E.C.C.O.s Round table: From the Contemporary Culture to the Cultural Heritage, 30th November Madrid (Spain)

Next 30th of November 2019, E.C.C.O.s Committee will join the Round table: "From the Contemporary Culture to the Cultural Heritage: dialogues between...

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Call for papers: 11th VDR Conservators’ Day Looking for TRACES. Finding (HI)STORIES – Sciences in Cultural Heritage

The 11th VDR Conservators’ Day takes place from November 26th – 28th, 2020 in Kassel.

The interdisciplinary conference “Looking for TRACES. Finding...

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E.C.C.O.s Statement for the Celebration of the European Day of Conservation-Restoration of Cultural Heritage 2019

E.C.C.O.s Committee is glad to share with the Conservator-Restorers Community and all the Heritage Professions this Statement for the Celebration of...

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The Conservator-Restorer profession at the NACE Codes: a proposal

We are glad to share with the Conservator-Restorers community this E.C.C.O.s publication based on the Working Group NACE, and their development since...

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European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards 2019: Winners announced

E.C.C.O. is very pleased to share with the Conservator-Restorers community the European Heritage Awards, by Europa Nostra. Congratulations to the...

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European Quality Principles for EU-funded Interventions with Potential Impact upon Cultural Heritage

E.C.C.O.'s President Susan Corr was in Venice to speak in Panel 3 "Drivers of Quality", at the conference "Cherishing Heritage - Quality principles...

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Sign ARP’s petition on the legal recognition of the Conservator-Restorer within the national legal framework for Heritage

Safeguarding cultural heritage trough technical quality of Conservation-restoration interventions

To: Your Excellency the Minister of Culture, Your...

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EU investment in Cultural Heritage 2014-2020

In the period 2014-2020 support to culture and heritage is mainly through actions funding the protection, development and promotion of public cultural...

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Declaration adopted during the informal meeting of European Union Member State ministers responsible for Cultural and European Affairs (Paris, 3 May 2019)

The Participants, gathered at the informal meeting of European Union Member State ministers responsible for Culture and ministers ...

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European Framework for Action on Cultural Heritage

The European Framework for Action on Cultural Heritage aims to capture and scale-up the success of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018. The...

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Notre Dame du Paris: Intangible qualities and emotional significance. E.C.C.O.s Statement (II)

Our heritage locates us in the world and speaks to quality of life issues, it does require investment, maintenance and upkeep, yet, the returns are...

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Notre Dame du Paris, a catastrophe: E.C.C.O.s Statement (I)

Members of the European Confederation of Conservator-Restorers' Organisations express their sorrow at the damage by fire to the cathedral of Notre...

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OMC on Heritage Professions at the Closing Conference of the EYCH22018, Viena 7th December 2018

We are pleased to share to the Conservator-Restorers community the Executive Summary of the OMC on Skills, Training and Knowledge transfer in heritage...

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Call for papers Conservation 360º

The new collection Conservation 360º is a series of multi- and interdisciplinary books on current themes in the field of Conservation of Cultural Heritage. Each book will provide a general overview of the state of the art, research and concepts in the field of the preservation of cultural heritage aimed at professionals of conservation-restoration, scientists, art historians, archaeologists, technicians and students.

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