At the Grand Egyptian Museum Conservation Center (GEM-CC), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) conducted the training course on Metals (Documentation and analysis) from 25th – 31st August by inviting 2 experts in this field from Japan together with other three instructors who had been in Egypt listed below: –       Dr. Fumiyoshi Kirino: Professor, Conservation Science, Department of Conservation, Graduate school […]

Report on Inorganic Objects (Metals) Training course


Training course was held at the Grand Egyptian Museum Conservation Center (GEM-CC), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) conducted the training course on Diagnostic and Analytical Techniques for Conservation (session II) from 17th – 23rd August by inviting 3 experts in this field from Japan as listed below: –       Dr. Fumiyoshi Kirino: Professor, Conservation Science, Department of Conservation, Graduate school of […]

Report on Diagnostic and Analytical Techniques for Conservation (session II)


On Sunday 14th June, 2015, a report presentation was held in GEM-CC about the training course of “Stone”, which was conducted in Japan during the period from 15th~ 28th May 2015 aiming to develop capacities to conserve and restore stone artifacts sustainably by utilizing the facility and equipment of the GEM-CC. The “Stone” training course was attended by 6 members […]

Report on “Stone” training course



On September 6th 2015, about 32 members of the Japanese Commerce and Industry Association have visited the GEM-CC. In the beginning of the visit, Mr. Ohba from the Embassy of Japan in Egypt has made an opening speech about the cooperation between JICA and the GEM/GEM-CC project. After Mr. Ohba’s speech, General Director of the GEM Dr. Tarek Tawfik has […]

Members of the Japanese Commerce and Industry Association visit GEM-CC


GEM-CC with the assistance of JICA will be carrying out a training course on Conservation of Wood Artifacts that will start on 18th October, and end on October 27th, 2015 (Friday and Saturday excluded). In this course, development of technical capacity of conservation for a number of housed artifacts is focused with viewpoints of scientific consideration. To fulfil this aim, […]

Report on Training course on Wood conservation – 4th session


During the period between the 25th and the 28th of May, 2015, JICA GEM-CC Project conducted the training course on “Organic” in GEM-CC. The purpose of the training course was to offer an introduction to parchment for GEM-CC conservators who had little knowledge of the material.  The course was focused on the theoretical principles needed to understand the material and […]

Report on the Training Course in “Organic” held in GEM-CC



In May 20th, 2015 (Thu), Director Kodera Kiyoshi of JICA has visited GEM-CC. First, General Director of GEM-CC, Dr. Tarek has welcomed him with a welcome speech. He also has mentioned how the project staff members has reached the level to lead people related to other museums inside Egypt, after gaining enough knowledge through the training courses done by both […]

Director Kodera Kiyoshi’s visit to GEM-CC


In Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) – Cairo Research Station, an event under the name of “Open Lectures” is carried out on irregular basis. The event targets Japanese residents, Egyptians who are interested in Japanese language and culture, etc. On June 4th (Thur), Ms. Rei Harada (Expert (Conservation Training Organizer)) has made a presentation under the name […]

Expert (Conservation Training Organizer), Ms. Rei Harada has made a ...


An article has been uploaded on JICA’s news magazine (Mundi) about the GEM-CC project. The article is written in Japanese, but you can see the attached photos. http://www.jica.go.jp/publication/mundi/1506/ku57pq00001p0fhv-att/03.pdf

Update: JICA’s news magazine (Mundi)



The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM), mainly to be housed and exhibited ancient Egyptian collection, is targeted to be one of the greatest museums in the world, so that several departments under the GEM -including the GEM Conservation Center (CC) – has already be active to achieve this target. In this context, GEM-CC has officially stated and developed its “Objectives” with […]

Reviewing GEM-CC Strategic Management Plan done on 25th-26th March, 2015