ICCROM (International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property) is an international organization devoted to the conservation of cultural heritage, with an special focus on libraries,archives and archeological sites. Founded in 1956 after a decision made by UNESCO, it is headquartered in Rome, Italy, and is currecntly composed of 110 members worlwide. Besides promoting advocacy and awareness raising over preservation issues, ICCROM undertakes training, research, knowledge sharing and international cooperation efforts.

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