The 19th General Assembly will take place in Delhi, India (please note the new dates) from 11-15 December 2017 (General Assembly and Scientific Symposium) with Pre-Meetings held 8-10 December and Post-Meetings and Events from 16-17 December.
The Scientific Symposium will take place on the issue of "Heritage & Democracy".
Click here for an overall programme of the 19th General Assembly.
An international coordination meeting will be held in Istanbul on 4-5 February 2017, convened by the ICOMOS Focal Point for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with the support of the ICOMOS Turkish National Committee and ICOMOS International Secretariat, as part of ICOMOS efforts related to the United Nations Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development, in particular the Heritage Target (SDG11.4) to “protect and safeguard the world’s cultural and natural heritage” under the heading of “sustainable cities” (SDG11).
On 20-21 January 2017, the International Colloquium on the Post-Conflict Reconstruction of Historic Cities will take place at the Louvre-Lens Museum.
The European Heritage Alliance 3.3, of which ICOMOS is a member, is calling on 28 EU Heads of State or Government to ensure that the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 is supported with adequate financial resources.
The 37 heritage-related European and international networks which form part of the European Heritage Alliance 3.3 (Alliance), have signed and sent a joint letter to the leaders of EU Member States urging them to seize the historic opportunity of the event marking the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome on 25 March 2017 to publicly recognise that the entire European project has a wider cultural meaning and significance derived from our shared cultural heritage, both tangible and intangible.
Our Holiday Contest ended on the 18th December,
and we would like to thank all the participants for their involvement.
Indeed, more than 200 photos were uploaded during the contest.
You can already discover them on our photobank.
We will reveal the winners during the first weeks of January.
Thank you for the gift you made to the cultural heritage community.
On Saturday, 3 December 2016, the Abu Dhabi Declaration was adopted at the close of the International Conference on Safeguarding Cultural Heritage in Conflict Areas (2-3 December 2016). ICOMOS was represented at the conference by its Director General Marie-Laure Lavenir and by Samir Abdulac, Chairman of ICOMOS Working Group for the safeguarding of cultural heritage in Syria and Iraq (and neighbouring countries).