The International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property, an international intergovernmental organization based in Rome, dedicated to the conservation of the cultural heritage. Established following a proposal adopted at the 9th Session of the UNESCO General Conference in New Delhi in 1956, ICCROM is now supported by more than 120 member states. The name is an abbreviation of the ‘International Centre for Conservation in Rome’. As well as research and technical information through publications, ICCROM provides training programmes, workshops, information exchanges, technical cooperation, and events to raise awareness of heritage conservation.
http://www.iccrom.org International Centre for the Study of the preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property.