The Palmyrene Voices Initiative

The Palmyrene Voices Initiative was established by the international organization Heritage for Peace, a non-profit organization whose mission is to support all countries in conflict in their efforts to protect and safeguard cultural heritage during the armed conflict.

As an international group of heritage professionals, the organization firmly believes that cultural heritage and its preservation represents a common ground for dialogue and a tool to promote post-conflict reconciliation and lasting peace. The organization works to promote the safeguarding and protection of all cultural heritage in armed conflicts region irrespective of their religious or ethnic identity.

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Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul

Gerda Henkel foundation