Actors and training
Since the 1990s, the Ministry of Culture has benefited from the provision by the Ministry of the Interior and the Ministry of Defence of police and firefighters, as well as since 2011 of an engineer of cultural services and heritage, assigned to the Directorate-General for Heritage and Architecture (security-safety-audit mission of the delegation for inspection, research and innovation).
Objectives of the Security, Safety and Audit Mission:
• Provide advice, assistance, training and interventions in the fields of fire safety, security and audit of spaces, buildings, collections and people, as well as the prevention of terrorism and the fight against illicit trafficking of cultural property, in the areas of competence of the Directorate-General for Heritage and Architecture.
• Carry out these missions with the departments of the central administration, the decentralized departments, services with national competence, as well as the operators attached to the general management.
• Also working with heritage institutions outside the Ministry of Culture.