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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 International Journal of Cultural Heritage. Dowload here ABSTRACT This paper reports on the findings and recommendations of the European Confederation of Conservator-Restorers Organisations’ (hereafter E.C.C.O. [1]) investigations into the inclusion of Conservation-Restoration in the NACE Codes [2]. It is …

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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 generated nitrogen for pest management of cultural heritage! Download the letter here Link to the Public Consultation form (Deadline 18/01/2019!!) Further information on the consultation: Background: The EU regulation 528/2012 (Biocidal Products …

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Conservation Ethics today: are our Conservation-Restoration Theories and Practice ready for the 21st Century?

ECCO is pleased to share the Publication: ‘Conservation Ethics today: are our Conservation-Restoration Theories and Practice ready for the 21st Century?with the contributions of the Conservation-Restoration Profession by ENCoRE, ECCO, ARI (Italy) and VDR (Germany). Ursula Schadler-Saub, International Scientific Committee for Theory and Philosophy of Conservation and Restoration ICOMOS: “The present publication in the proceeding …

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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 the world of creation and conservation in Europe”. Arranged by the Conservation-Restoration Department from the MNCARS (Madrid, Spain), in collaboration with ACRE, E.C.C.O. and GEIIC, addressed to professionals, researchers, students and Conservation-Restoration, Art …

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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 (HI)STORIES – Sciences in Cultural Heritage“ addresses the complex changes to which cultural heritage from all centuries is intentionally or unintentionally subject. The aim of the conference is to promote an interdisciplinary exchange …

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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 the European Day of Conservation Restoration: Last year, 2018, was designated European year of Cultural Heritage. The year provided the impetus for us, the European Confederation of Conservator-Restorers organisations to invite our members to …

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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 2014-2015 E.C.C.O.s Strategic Plan. E.C.C.O. proposes that the cultural heritage sector should be classified as a discrete “Sector” in the NACE Codes the better to capture the economic contribution heritage activities generate for …

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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 winners! Category Conservation Castle of Montreuil Bonnin, France Fortified Settlement of Mutso, Georgia Chapel of the Holy Shroud, Turin, Italy Cathedral of Saint Bavo, Haarlem, the Netherlands The Queen Louise Adit Complex, Zabrze, Poland Pavilion …

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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 Excellency the Director of the Directorate-General for Cultural Heritage, Members of the Commission for Culture, Communication, Youth and Sport of the Assembly of the Republic Recently, in 2017, the Council of Europe identified cultural heritage as a non-renewable …

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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 for intervention on cultural heritage” in Venice the 22nd and 23rd November. This version of the document “European quality principles for EU-funded interventions with potential impact upon cultural heritage” results from the …

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