Ouagadougou to host training workshop on ‘Security and safety in museums’

The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), in cooperation with Burkina Faso's Ministry of Culture, Arts and Tourism, will hold a national training workshop on "Security and Safety in Museums" in Ouagadougou on July 16-17.

The workshop is part of the activities of the ISESCO Regional Center for Training of museum professionals in the French-speaking African member states. Participants include officials, experts, specialists and researchers as well as interested students and employees of the museum sector in Burkina Faso.

The workshop aims to deepen the training of participating specialists, educate decision-makers about the legal and security mechanisms of museums; the risks facing museums and their collections; and preventive conservation mechanisms in museums.

Source: International Islamic News Agency