ICOMOS is a non-governmental international organisation dedicated to the conservation of the world's monuments and sites.
The International scientific Committee on Twentieth Century Heritage (ISC20C) of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) has released an International Heritage Alert regarding the threatened demolition of the Y-block of the Government Quarter in Oslo, Norway.
This action supports the conservation initiatives of ICOMOS Norway and confirms international concern about threats to the heritage sigificance of this important modern heritage complex in the center of Oslo.
The UN Habitat 3 meetings have been 20 years in the making and now the time has come! Next week, over 40,000 governments, experts and stakeholders will assemble in Quito, Ecuador to finalize the "New Urban Agenda" - a document designed to guide sustainable urbanism for the next 20 years.
After several years of work, and having consulted our members in order to learn about their needs (see e-news No. 91, June 2013), the ICOMOS Documentation Centre is proud to present its latest tool: the ICOMOS collaborative photobank. We thank warmly the Walloon region for their financial support throughout this project.
Expert ICOMOS members from Russia and Germany have expressed their concern about the fate of the "Red Banner" Factory in St. Petersburg, Russia - in an open letter.