UNESCO strengthens capacities of personnel of museums in Central America

The seminar will start next Monday 19 and will run until April 30 and its general objective is to strengthen capacities in the management and conservation of museum collections with a focus on management, risk preparedness and the fight against illicit trafficking of cultural property. It will benefit 25 specialists directly linked to the management of urban and rural museums in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama, selected by the national authorities of the aforementioned Member States.
The seminar will be conducted by Cecilia Santinelli, recognized expert in the management of cultural heritage and museums, and professor Andrea Papi, with a long career as an expert in museology and conservation. Saadia Sánchez-Vegas, Director and Representative of the UNESCO Cluster Office for the Caribbean in Kingston and Officer in charge of the UNESCO Regional Office for Culture in Havana, will deliver the opening remarks of the event.
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