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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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European Parlament Documents 2017-2018 EYCH2018

Consult the Documents generated by the European Parliamentary Research Service, here

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E.C.C.O.'s Participation at the Interparliamentary Committee Meeting

"Preservation, Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage"

Expert: Susan Corr. President of E.C.C.O.:

In this the European year of cultural...

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E.C.C.O.s President Susan Corr at the "The Drivers of Quality", EYCH2018, Venice 22th-23th Nov.

"The Drivers of Quality" is the title of Panel 3 at the conference "Cherishing Heritage - Quality principles for intervention on cultural heritage" in...

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Manifesto for the Profession by ARP (Portugal), ARI (Italy) and ACRE (Spain)

In the context of the Celebration of the European Day of Conservation-Restoration, 14th October, the E.C.C.O. Members Organizations: Associação...

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

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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European Day of Conservation-Restoration promoted by E.C.C.O.

From the 8th-14th of October 2018, join the celebration all around Europe through Conservator-Restorers Organizations!

The European Day of...

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Call for Entries: European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards 2019

We are glad to share this Award to the Conservator-Restorer's Community and we encourage them to apply for it.

The European Heritage Awards-Europa...

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Call for papers: Restoring a restoration? On dealing with previously restored cultural assets

2019 annual conference of the Swiss association for art conservation and restoration SKR/SCR

Time and again, professional conservators and restorers...

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The Berlin Call to action: Cultural Heritage for the Future of Europe

E.C.C.O. has already signed! Sign now: The Berlin call to action

The 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage marks a turning point for Europe’s...

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Celebration of the European Day of Conservation-Restoration, 14th October

Let's Celebrate the European Day of Conservation-Restoration all over Europe!

Conservator-Restorers invite visitors to their working places: in...

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E.C.C.O.s actions May-August 2018

During the last three months, the E.C.C.O.s Committee Members have been working very hard developing several strategies to defend the Role of the...

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E.C.C.O.s on line Meeting for the National members

With the aim of improving the communication and dialogue between members, E.C.C.O. is pleased to organize this survey and on line meeting. 

We kindly...

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TVM News, April 29 2018: "Restoration experts hope to see their profession officially recognized by a warrant by end of year"

We are glad to share this TV News program from TVM, Malta. A very interesting report with interviews to Susan Corr, E.C.C.O.s President, and to James...

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Wikipedia page of the European Confederation of Conservation Restorers Organizations, E.C.C.O.

E.C.C.O. has launched today the Wikipedia page of the European Confederation of Conservator Restorers Organizations, were you can find easily the main...

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Definitions of the concept of liberal profession at European level

E.C.C.O. is glad to share this Manifesto on the liberal professions instigated by CEPLIS and published by the EESC, European Economic and Social...

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The Council of Europe resources: Conservation-Restoration and Preventive Conservation Fact sheets

E.C.C.O. is pleased to share this link to the Council of Europe's website which has recently published facsheets about Conservation-Restoration and...

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Join us at the #MuseumWeek2018!

E.C.C.O. is glad to participate at the #MuseumWeek2018. We encourage all the Conservator-Restorers community to join the Week in Social Media.

The...

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Launch of the Council of Europe New Strategy 21 Website

How to Make Heritage Management Inclusive

E.C.C.O. is glad to share that the Council of Europe has launched the new website to get involved policy...

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E.C.C.O. Competences presentation at the Arts Academy in Split, Croatia, March 2sd 2018

Stefan Belishki, Vice-President of ECCO, presented two lectures about the history and activities of E.C.C.O., and of the E.C.C.O. Competences for...

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European Heritage Alliance 3.3. Meeting

E.C.C.O.s  General Secretary Anja Romanowsky, Delegate of the Germany Association 

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E.C.C.O. has joined the Congress "Conservation Ethics Today: Are our Conservation-Restoration Theories and Practice ready for the 21st Century?"

E.C.C.O.s Member Kristian Schneider, and ARI President, Associazione Restauratori d'Italia has presented the lecture "Cultural Responsibility in...

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E.C.C.O. has joined the Fourth Meeting of the Stakeholders' Committee European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018

E.C.C.O.s  General Secretary Anja Romanowsky, Delegate of the Germany Association 

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E.C.C.O.s Participation at the European Civil Protection Forum, Protecting Cultural Heritage

E.C.C.O.s  General Secretary Anja Romanowsky, Delegate of the Germany Association 

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E.C.C.O.s Committee has joined the European Agenda for Culture Meeting, 19th February 2018

E.C.C.O.s Committee Member David Aguilella Cueco, Delegate from the Fédération Française des professionnels de la Conservation-Restauration (FFCR),...

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E.C.C.O.s participation in the 4th Meeting Open Method Coordination about Skills, training and knowledge transfer in Heritage Professions

E.C.C.O.s Committee Member and Treasurer Elis Marçal, from the Associação Profissional de Conservadores Restauradores de Portugal (ARP) and Jermina...

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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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