German Delegate Discusses Future of Conservation with APSARA

Ms. Klemp vistits worksite of the Stone Conservation Unit and meets trainees.

22 April 2014

Siem Reap, Cambodia–On April 22, Ms. Ludgera Klemp, counselor of the German Embassy visited the APSARA Stone Conservation Unit (SCU) and the Stone Conservation Training Center in Siem Reap. During the visit, Ms. Klemp met trainees and discussed their motivations and learning experiences with them.

That afternoon, Ms. Klemp also met the Director General of APSARA National Authority, H.E. Bun Narith and other delegates of APSARA. During the meeting, APSARA was informed that UNESCO, the German

Ms. Klemp meets DG of APSARA, H.E. Bun Raith.

Embassy and the Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts (MOCFA) are trying to integrate the protection of the cultural heritage sites of Angkor in the National Social Development Plan 2014-2018 process, with APSARA playing an integral part in the preservation of the sites.

APSARA committed to initiate the first steps regarding the certification of the stone conservation training.

For more information, please contact: Ms. Josephin Rösler (email: [email protected])

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