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MEAP

Documentation and description of Urubú-Ka'apor Sign Language

The Endangered Language Documentation Programme (ELDP) provides grants worldwide to for the linguistic documentation of endangered language and knowledge. Grantees create mult…

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Preservation of the Ancient Rock Art of Nigeria in Jigawa and Cross River States

This project endeavors to strengthen Nigeria's network of rock art conservation specialists across regions.

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Conservation of Historic Monuments in Durres Damaged by the November 2019 Albania Earthquake

This project supports the post-earthquake conservation of Durrës Fortress.

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Welcome to the Culture in Crisis Portal

This free digital resource is a demonstration of the V&A’s ongoing commitment to protecting the world’s cultural heritage and supporting communities that suffer cultural loss, whether through conflict, criminal acts or natural disaster. The Culture in Crisis Programme brings together those with a shared interest in protecting cultural heritage, providing a forum for sharing information, inspiring and supporting action and raising public awareness.

With your support the Culture in Crisis Portal will become the world’s largest and most accessible database of cultural heritage preservation projects. It enables its users to quickly and easily register their preservation projects, as well as searching for those already in existence.

Together we can learn from each other, share experiences and work to protect the world’s cultural heritage.

To do this, we need your help.

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Global Heritage Perspectives: Session 5: Memory, Now

What, who and how we remember is a constantly shifting arena and hotly debated topic within the heritage sector. The sharing of inherited knowledge, documentation of memory a…

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Global Heritage Perspectives: Session 4: International Consensus Building: Top-Down and Bottom-Up Approaches to Cultural Heritage Protection

Recognising the intersectoral role that protecting and promoting cultural heritage has across multiple environments and agendas, this session explores how best to build consen…

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Global Heritage Perspectives: Session 3: Rebalancing Needs

Successful heritage preservation projects often require the careful balancing of different – and sometimes rival – needs and priorities. In this session we explore heritage pr…

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Culture in Crisis: Global Heritage Perspectives Webinar Recordings Now Online

The recordings of the latest Culture in Crisis Webinar series, Global Heritage Perspectives, are now available to watch online.

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Seminar: Heritage & Sustainability: Legal issues in protecting cultural and natural heritage for future generations

We are pleased to be running an afternoon seminar on 15 September 2021 called ‘Heritage & Sustainability: Legal issues in protecting cultural and natural heritage for future g…

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UNESCO 2nd Memory of the World Global Policy Forum - Disaster Risk Reduction and Management for Sustainable Preservation of Documentary Heritage

Savethe world’s documentary heritage for humanity against natural and man-made disaster through global partnerships.

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