Association for the Protection of Cultural Heritage

Association for the Protection of Cultural Heritage

Association for the Protection of Cultural Heritage (KMKD) is an initiative that tends to preserve and to raise awareness of religious, civil and military monuments constructed by different communities within the boundaries of the Republic of Turkey.

KMKD takes a stand for the necessity of the protection of the cultural assets created by all communities in Anatolia. In order to reach its goals, the Association constitutes documents, makes risk assessments and performs the necessary operations for the protection of the architectural works, especially those are unprotected, and under the threat of destruction. Furthermore it also purposes to attract local and national authorities’ attention and to create public awareness. Association for the Protection of Cultural Heritage brings together and pays attention to strengthen the communication between individuals and institutions, which practice in this field under the same roof and cooperates with national and international organizations. KMKD has the institutional membership of Europa Nostra.