Update: 26 October 2016

28 September 2016

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.

GA2016 Istanbul VideoWatch videos of the meetings on ICOMOS Youtube channel. 

Regional Meetings of National Committees Asia Pacific - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O-7n77BGCls

National Committees Meeting - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KToZiY4OPwg

ICOMOS is a non-governmental international organisation dedicated to the conservation of the world's monuments and sites.


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  • (April 17, 2012) - Call for Abstracts: ICOMOS Symposium "Reducing Risks to Cultural Heritage from Natural and Human-Caused Disasters", 31 October 2012 in Beijing, China (during the ICOMOS Advisory Committee, Scientific Council and Executive Committee meetings) - Deadline for abstracts: 30 April 2012. More

  • (April 6, 2012) - ICOMOS appoints Philippe Allard to the post of Director-General. Read special issue of our e-news

  • (April 6, 2012) - Dublin Scientific Symposium (October 2010, “Changing world, changing views of heritage: heritage and social change”) proceedings available on line. Click here

  • (March 28, 2012) - 18 April, the International Day for Monuments and Sites, is getting closer! Read all information in our dedicated e-news

  • In memoriam: Herb Stovel  - Conservationist and educator (1948-2012)  - ICOMOS Secretary General (1990-1993)(March 21, 2012) - In memoriam: Herb Stovel passed away on March, 14. Read more

  • (March 8, 2012) - ICOMOS International Scientific Committee on stained glass launches its website. See
  • (February 28, 2012) - ICOMOS Hellenic section's statement on vandalism in the city oh Athens. Read
  • (February 28, 2012) - Spanish translation of the La Valetta Principles now available. Read
  • Cover-Japan-small (February 07, 2012) - ICOMOS Japan National Committee. "The Great East Japan Earthquake Report on the Damage to the Cultural Heritage" (November 2011) Read
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