International WWII Museum Association Established in Beijing

September 10, 2015
Editor: Frank Zhao

The International WWII Museum Association (IWMA) has been founded in Beijing to bring the world's WWII museums closer and provide a platform for cooperation.

The association, founded on Monday, has so far enlisted 35 museums from 11 countries, including China, Russia, the US, the Republic of Korea and Japan, according to the Museum of the War of Chinese People's Resistance Against Japanese Aggression,.

IWMA will undertake research, as well as champion the protection of wartime heritage, said vice curator Li Zongyuan.

The museums linked under the association can share materials, hold joint exhibitions, and organize seminars and training.

Meanwhile, the association will hold celebrations for important anniversaries related to WWII and launch campaigns promoting peace.

(Source: Xinhua)

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