The stories sites tell are universal. The dangers they face are immense. The cultural treasures that have been entrusted to us are under constant attack by time, neglect, natural forces, and human actions. Preserving this heritage has—from the beginning—been the overriding mission of World Monuments Fund, as they work with local partners around the globe to provide financial and technical support for preservation, restoration, and long-term stewardship. The Review meeting will be held from 18 – 20 August in USA. Prof. Galla is in attendance as an External Selection Panel expert member for the final stage in the review and selection process for the 2020 cycle of the program.