UNESCO Chair in Sciences of Conservation of Cultural goods (142), established in 1997 at the National Institute of Anthropology and History (Mexico).


Conservation and restoration of cultural goods.


  • To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation activities in the field of conservation and restoration of cultural goods.
  • To contribute to the development of interdisciplinary research applied to this field.
  • To meet the needs of specialized staff in the most adapted conservation knowledge and techniques for tropical climate and to promote attitudes according to the necessary ethics in this field.

Host Institution


  • Secretaria de la Educación (Mexico). Website
  • Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes (Mexico). Website
  • Mexican universities (Mexico).

UNESCO Sector/Field Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Culture ; UNESCO office in Mexico.

UNESCO Contact: Nuria Sanz: N.Sanz(at)

Dr Liliana Giorguli Chávez, Escuela Nacional de Conservación, Restauración y Museografía
UNESCO Chairholder
E-Mail address -
City - México
Postal Code
- 04120
Country - Mexique