International Association To Save Tyre

Objectives and Mission: 

Acting in the framework of international conventions and United Nations resolutions for the protection of historic sites, to mobilize the highest national authorities and participate in the protection, rehabilitation and development of the archaeological and historical heritage of Tyre. Priority issues: World heritage, cultural development and archaeology.

General description: 

Creation of the Tyr Foundation on 14 February 2008, in Geneva (Switzerland). To implement an international campaign to save Tyre. Organization of missions, studies and research, visits, conferences and exhibilitions. 25th anniversary of IAST creation : organization of two international colloquium, one in UNESCO, Paris on 17 May 2006, the other one in Beyrouth, Lebanon on 24 May 2006.

Country Presence: 
Australia
Field of Interest: 
Archaeology, Cultural Heritage