APTCCARN is delighted to share the news that the Philippine Government has issued a statement of affirmation to its commitment to the protection of the vitality of the country's cultural heritage. It comes following our 5th Meeting in Bohol from 4-6 April, at which we were deeply honoured to have Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco deliver the Opening Message. Read the article here.
The 5th Meeting has also been covered in articles by Ben Rodin, Rebuilding Cultural Heritage After Disaster, on the University of Melbourne's online publication, Pursuit, and by Rey Anthony H Chiu, Heritage Experts Learn from Bohol's Conservation Efforts, on the Republic of the Philippine's, Philippine Information Agency website. The recap has also been published on the Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Materials website.