By the end of March, 2016, GEM-CC project which have been going on for 5 years will be finished. And to promote it to the public this event has been held in Tokyo, Osaka and Cairo. Lecture in Tokyo Organizer: JICA, Infrastructure and Peacebuilding Department, Urban and Regional Development Group, and JICA Global Plaza Date: 5th, February, 2016 (Fri) 19:00 […]

Three lectures entitled “Protecting Pharos’ Treasures” were held


A debriefing session was held on 21st February, 2016 by Mr. Emam the head of GEM-CC Inorganic laboratory and a participant from GEM-CC in the Museums and Community Development course which was conducted at The National Museum of Ethnology (Minpaku) in the period from 28th September, 2015 until 19th December, 2015. JICA and the National Museum of Ethnology took the […]

Debriefing session about Museums and Community Development course


JICA GEM-CC Project office will be holding a public report event in which the public can know more about the project activities and progress. Organizer: JICA Co-organizer: Japanese Embassy Date and time: March 7th, 2016. 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm (the venue will open at 6:00 pm) Venue: Japanese Embassy in Egypt – Information and Cultural Center – multi-purpose hall […]

Project public report event



We have finished making the long-awaited 2016 year calendar. It contains photos that were chosen through the contest, photos of the project activities, and also photos of some artifacts. The calendar has been distributed to relevant ministries in Egypt, embassies, universities, and Japanese embassy and companies located in Egypt. And as it’s hard to distribute it to everyone, we’ve uploaded […]

2016 New Year Calendar


In December 2nd 2015, JICA Vice-President Yanagisawa Kae and December 13th 2015 JICA Vice-President Tomiyoshi Kenichi have visited GEM-CC. Vice-Presidents have visited various conservation laboratories inside the GEM-CC, receiving explanation about the current state of GEM-CC and about Japan Technical cooperation support activities carried out through JICA GEM-CC. Vice-Presidents have also visited GEM construction site, as well as the Solar […]

Vice-President Yanagisawa Kae and Tomiyoshi Kenichi’s visit to GEM-CC


From the middle of November to the first of December, JICA GEM-CC Project office has carried out a photo contest that has targeted every one that works at the GEM-CC. The goal of this contest was to unite the minds of those who work at the GEM-CC and choosing photos that will be used in JICA-GEMCC next year calendar that […]

Photo contest



木材ラボ長メドハット氏からツタンカーメンコレクションの黄金のベッドに関する説明を受けるスリン氏
From September 26 to 29, JICA-RI Distinguished Fellow and former ASEAN Secretary-General Surin Pitsuwan visited Egypt, visiting the GEM-CC Project as well. First, The General Director of GEM-CC Dr. Tarek Tawfik has made a welcome speech, after which he showed his feeling of gratitude about how the staff of the project’s technique has improved and how their awareness heightened. After […]

JICA-RI Distinguished Fellow Surin Pitsuwan’s visit


During the period of the 4th of August and the 13th of August, 2015, the 4th training course on conservation of  artifacts containing color was held in GEM-CC. 11 of GEM-CC staff’s scientists and conservators attended the course which was instructed by  Dr. Yoko Taniguchi (Assistant Professor specializing in conservation science, Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of […]

Report on Training course in “painted objects” (4th)


At the Grand Egyptian Museum Conservation Center (GEM-CC), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) conducted the training course on Inorganic objects (non-metal) II from 1st~9th November by inviting 5 experts from Japan as follows: – Mr. Takashi Oikawa: conservator (Freelance) – Dr. Yoshinari Abe: Scientist (Tokyo University of Science) – Ms. Hohi Kobayashi: Conservator (Freelance) – Ms. Michiko Koga: Conservator (Freelance) […]

Report on Inorganic objects Training course (non-metal) II



At the Grand Egyptian Museum Conservation Center (GEM-CC), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) conducted the training course on Metals (conservation treatment) from 2nd – 8th September, Instructed by 3 Japanese experts in this field as listed below: –       Dr. Akira Fujisawa: Lecturer, Institute of Cultural Properties, Teikyo University.) –       Dr. Naomi Hemuki: Conservator –       Mr. Takashi Oikawa: Conservator 10 from […]

Report on Inorganic Objects (Metals) Training course III