International Assistance

Paris, April 17, 2003

The founder members of the International Committee of the Blue Shield: the International Council on Archives (ICA); the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS); the International Council of Museums; and the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), were all represented at the meeting of experts called by UNESCO on April 17, 2003 to discuss the damage to Iraqi cultural heritage caused by the war.

The official communication issued at the end of the meeting follows: