New Africa programme to focus on youth and its engagement with heritage

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Member States represented: Benin, Botswana, Cameroon, Canada, Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Morocco, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zimbabwe. ______________________________________________________ The Africa Expert Meeting was held at the Egyptian Academy in Rome, by gracious invitation of its Director, Dr Gihane Zaki, also an ICCROM Council Member.  The Egyptian Academy is the only fine arts academy in Rome that represents both Africa and the Arab States, and thus is a committed stakeholder in a successful Africa strategy at ICCROM. About ICCROM ICCROM is an intergovernmental organization dedicated to the preservation and promotion of cultural heritage worldwide. It works with 136 Member States to ensure the best tools, knowledge, skills and enabling environment to preserve cultural heritage in all its forms, for the benefit of all people. www.iccrom.org About the Egyptian Academy in Rome The Egyptian Academy of Fine Arts in Rome is Egypt’s premiere cultural institution in Italy. It hosts Egyptian art students for study in Rome, while promoting Egyptian culture beyond its borders to a European and international public. https://www.accademiaegitto.org/ PRESS CONTACTS: Adham Al-Sayed Media Consultant Tel: (+33) 6 23 81 45 18 (Arabic, English, French) Paul Arenson Manager, Knowledge and Communication Services, ICCROM Tel: +39 340 8621843 (English, French, Italian) [gallery ids="11530,11535,11534,11533,11532,11531"]]]>

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