Kyiv municipal museums received from international partners special equipment worth EUR 215,000 as part of a joint project to protect cultural property, the press service of Kyiv City State Administration (KCSA) said on the official website on Friday.
“The results of a joint project to protect cultural property of twelve municipal museums in Kyiv were discussed during a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of France to Ukraine Gaël Vessières and Executive Director of the International Alliance for the Protection of Cultural Heritage in Conflict Zones (ALIPH) Valérie Frélan at the KCSA,” it said.
Thanks to the financial support of ALIPH within the framework of a joint project worth EUR 215,000, special protective equipment was purchased – dehumidifiers, humidifiers, fireproof safes, and cabinets. Automatic fire extinguishing systems were also partially installed.
In addition, during the meeting the question was raised about the prospects for further cooperation, in particular in protecting the national cultural heritage and cultural heritage of Kyiv.