The Japan and Pacific 2011 Blue Shield Solidarity group on Facebook contains links to information about libraries, museums, archives and other cultural institutions affected by the devastating 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Blue Shield expresses its solidarity with all colleagues, the Japanese people, and all people in the Pacific area affected by this disaster. The community mobilizes itself to provide as much help as needed. Join this group, and keep in touch with news about cultural heritage and damaged institutions.
The Blue Shield is mourning the loss of Mr. Babacar Ndiaye (1951-2023), a passionate advocate of cultural heritage protection who served as President of the Senegalese Blue Shield Committee since 2012. Mr. Ndiaye was a trained [...]
This past week has been an immensely difficult one for much of North Africa. On Friday, September 8th, the strongest earthquake of the past century struck the High Atlas region of Morocco, killing nearly 3,000 people, [...]
On September 13, 2023, The Art Newspaper reported that a new briefing prepared by Blue Shield International for the European Union Advisory Mission asserts that President Vladimir Putin has “premeditatively, systematically – and provably – targeted heritage sites [...]