Press Release

UNOPS Albania teams up with the Vienna Institute of Conservation

22 July 2021

#EU4Culture

The Vienna Institute of Conservation, part of Vienna University of Applied Arts, is now partnering with UNOPS Albania on the EU4Culture project

A team of experts will advise on the design process related to the registry, documentation, digitalization and conservation of artefacts, conditions, storage, conservation of archeological remains and consolidation of curtain walls within two major castles.

During their July visit, the conservation team led by Prof. Dr. Gabriela Krist, Head of Conservation at University of Applied Arts in Vienna and UNESCO Chair on Conservation and Preservation of Tangible Cultural Heritage, together with Ms. Marija Milchin and Ms. Martina Heselberger specialized in stone conservation, disaster risk management and collection management, had the opportunity to visit the main sites that will benefit from this partnership and met with representatives of the Ministry of Culture and other key cultural heritage institutions. 

UNOPS Albania teams up with the Vienna Institute of Conservation

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