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The activities undertaken by States Parties pursuant to the assistance granted by the Committee concern the dissemination, awareness-raising, and identification of cultural property with the Blue Shield emblem of protection in the event of armed conflict.

Activities developed by EL SALVADOR

Monument of the Memory and Truth, Cuscatlán Park, San Salvador: marking with the emblem of the Blue Shield @UNESCO

These activities constitute the third phase of a large project undertaken since 2002 by El Salvador. The objectives of this third phase, undertaken between July 2012 and May 2013, were to develop capacity-building in the field of international humanitarian law, particularly regarding the 1954 Hague Convention, through workshops for members of the local communities and national authorities directly responsible for the protection and conservation of five cultural properties:

  1. ‘la Casona’ (The Museum Forma):
    Inventory Form
    Map of the Museum Forma
  2. San Miguel Arcángel Parish Church in Huizúcar, department of La Libertad:
    Inventory Form
  3. Corinto Cave, or Cave of the Holy Spirit, in Corinto Morazan:
    Marking with the Blue Shield Emblem
  4. Barrientos Family House in Izalco, Sonsonate:
  5. Monument of the Memory and Truth, located in the Cuscatlán Park in San Salvador:
    Inventory Form
    Marking the Emblem

Project report

Communication material






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