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9 - 14 November 2014, Florence, Italy

Held under the high patronage of Mr Giorgio Napolitano, President of the Italian Republic and of Ms Irina Bokova, Director General of UNESCO, this event gathered over 1650 participants and guests from 94 countries, and saw 73 ICOMOS National Committees represented. This encourages us to consider that this important moment in the life of ICOMOS is also the foremost gathering of heritage professionals world-wide.

Outcomes of the General Assembly 

ICOMOS is saddened to announce the passing on July 12 of Hiroshi Daifuku, a signatory of the Venice Charter on behalf of UNESCO, Honorary member of ICOMOS, and Fellow and former Board member of US/ICOMOS.  

En 2017, la 19e Assemblée générale triennale et le Comité consultatif annuel auront lieu du 19 au 25 novembre 2017 (dates provisoires) à Delhi, à l'invitation d'ICOMOS Inde.

À cette occasion un Symposium scientifique international sur le thème « Patrimoine et Démocratie » (titre provisoire) sera organisé.

Plus d'informations seront affichées en temps voulu. 






Events agenda 

By date                         
- February
- July 
- August 
- September 
- October 
- November 
- December 


 By country 
- Albania 1 & 2 
- Bosnia Herzegovina 12 & 3
-  France 
- Lithuania







→ ICOMOS Bosnia Herzegovina

Round table “Master plan and cultural-historic sites, having Počitelj as an example”

Who? ICOMOS National Committee and Association of Architects
Short presentation of the event: Increasing knowledge about specific problems and demands of heritage sites and their integration into contemporary life.
When: 16th February 2015, 11h
Where: Collegium Artisticum, Skenderija, Terezije bb, Sarajevo, B&H
Official contact: ICOMOS National Committee




→ France: ICOMOS International secretariat
vent and reception celebrating the 50th anniversary of ICOMOS

Who? ICOMOS International secretariat
What? Round table and cocktail. Upon invitation.
Opening by Gustavo Araoz, President of ICOMOS
Round Table : How can international cooperation contribute to addressing the main challenges faced by heritage conservation, and what is ICOMOS’ role :
Moderator: Amel Chabbi, member of the Board, member of ICOMOS UAE

  • Environment (Speaker : Pamela Jerome, VP of ISCEAH, SC Coordinator and member of the Board)
  • Conflicts (Bijan Rouhani, ICOMOS representative on the Blue Shield board, member of ICORP, member of the ICOMOS Taskforce on Iraq and Syria)
  • Cultural Diversity – (Toshiyuki Kono, member of the Board, ICOMOS Japan)
  • Globalization and Sustainable economic development (Rohit Jigyasu, President of ICOMOS India, President of ICORP, member of the Board)

When? 10 March 2015, 18:00 – 21:00
Where? ICOMOS’ new headquarters in Charenton-le-Pont (greater Paris), FRANCE
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Official contact: secretariat(at)
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Attachments: Powerpoint presentation of the Round table


→ ICOMOS Albania

Survey and documentation of the current state of conservation in Christian buildings inscribed as “Cultural Monuments” in Albania

Who? NC-ICOMOS-Albania
What? A very important project that will be extended in three years consists in a comprehensive and detailed survey and documentation of the current state of conservation in Christian buildings inscribed as “Cultural Monuments” in Albania.
182 monuments (churches, basilicas, chapels, cathedrals, monasteries) that will be part of this survey are located in the city vicinities, rural zones, of the following cities all over Albania.
When? For three years starting from March 2015
Where? All over Albania
Official contact: edlira.caushi(at)


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ICOMOS Albania: Elaboration of a Charter for Restoration

Who? NC-ICOMOS-Albania
What?  Elaboration of the Albanian Charter for Restoration that ICOMOS-Albania foresees to complete within the year 2015.
When? There are programed different meetings that will have start in 18 April 2015.
Where? University of Tirana, Rruga e Elbasanit, Tiranē. Archaeology and Culture Heritage Department.
Official contact: edlira.caushi(at) 


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ICOMOS Armenia

* Exhibition dedicated to the International Day of Monuments and Sites, April 18

Who? ICOMOS/Armenia, in close collaboration with “Erebuni” Historical & Archaeological Museum-Reserve
What?  New exhibition. presented in the “Erebuni” museum, and taking account  the fact that Erebuni is an archaeological site, only archaeological sites will be exhibited.
When? On the International Day of Monuments and Sites – 18 April 2015
Contact: Gagik Gyurjyan icomos_armenia(at)


* Commemoration of the centenary of the Armenian Genocide

Who? ICOMOS/Armenia.
 Joining the important mission of commemorating the centenary of the Armenian Genocide, ICOMOS/Armenia will also implement a number of events, taking into account the fact that in the result of Genocide heritage was lost. A significant part of the monuments, thousands of churches, monasteries, religious and secular values of the architectural heritage, being in Western Armenia /Turkey/,were completely destroyed and damaged during the evacuation and massacres of Armenians. 

An exhibition will be organized in April ,dedicated to the lost and damaged heritage because of the Genocide, where the monuments of Western Armenia will be exhibited. Lectures will be held in Republic of Armenia and beyond its borders especially on the preservation of the Armenian heritage in Western Armenia.

When? April 24, 2015

Contact: Gagik Gyurjyan icomos_armenia(at)


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→ ICOMOS Bosnia Herzegovina

Promotion of the medieval heritage

Who? ICOMOS National Committee, Ilijas Municipality and two local NGO
Short presentation of event: Visit to the Old Castle of Dubrovnik and the “stećak” necropolis in Koposici
When? 18th April 2015, meeting point at 10h in the Ilijaš Municipality
Where? Ilijas Municipality, Old Castle of Dubrovnik, Koposici
Official contact: ICOMOS National Committee


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→ ICOMOS Lithuania
Festive event dedicated to the 50th anniversary of ICOMOS

Where? In the reconstructed Palace of the Grand Dukes in Vilnius Lower Castle
When? March 18th, 2015
Official contact: icomos.lithuania(at); info(a)


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=> Official US ICOMOS website for International Day on Monuments and Sites

Philadelphia City Hall Tour

Who? Global Philadelphia Association and the City of Philadelphia
What? Did you know that Philadelphia’s City Hall is the largest and the tallest City Hall in the United States? And that there are over 250 marble status ornamenting the exterior of the building? To learn more trivia facts and discover one of the City’s most iconic buildings, join us on April 17th as we visit Philadelphia’s City Hall and celebrate, one day early, the International Day of Monuments and Sites. Don’t miss this great opportunity to discover part of Philadelphia’s unique heritage and to enjoy breathtaking views of the city as you ride up to the observation deck, located 500 feet above the ground, just underneath the statue of William Penn.
When? Friday, April 17, from 9am to 11am
Where? City Hall Visitor Center, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
Official contact: Global Philadelphia Association at 215-851-8112
Official website:
Attachments: N/A


Spring Indian Market Days

Who? Organizers Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site and Cahokia Mounds Museum Society
What? Short presentation of the event More than two dozen Native American artists and vendors will be selling and displaying paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture in metal, wood and stone, ceramics, jewelry in all media, beadwork, flutes, dolls, and much more
When? Friday April 17 from Noon to 5 pm; Saturday and Sunday, April 18-19, from 9 am to 5 pm.
Where? Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site Interpretive Center, 30 Ramey Street, Collinsville, Illinois, USA
Official contact Linda Krieg, Gift Shop Manager, 618-344-9221, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   
Official website:
Attachments: Poster


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Discovering Poverty Point World Heritage Site

Who? Poverty Point WHS staff and Division of Archaeology staff
What? Join staff for demonstrations of the tools used by the American Indian population in northeast Louisiana, prior to European settlement, including the creation of stone points and arrowheads through flint knapping and the use of those points for hunting during Atlatl demonstrations, Archaeology staff will also be on hand, showing how work on discovering Poverty Point’s secrets has progressed over the years. Following the demonstrations, hop on the tram and take a guided tour of the site.
When? Saturday, April 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where? 6859 Hwy. 577, Pioneer, LA, USA
Official contact: Park Staff at 888-926-5492
Official website:
Attachments: Poster


Mauka to Makai Environmental Expo

Who? Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument
What? Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument, the only mixed natural-cultural World Heritage Site in the United States, will be hosting an outreach booth at the annual Mauka to Makai Environmental Expo at the Waikiki Aquarium in Honolulu. The booth will feature the natural and cultural features and significance of Papahānaumokuākea and provide family friendly, interactive, hands-on educational activities to learn more about the Monument and conservation efforts taking place.
When? Saturday, April 18, 2105, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Where? United States, Honolulu, Waikīkī Aquarium 2777 Kalakaua Avenue
Official website:
Attachments: soon to come


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→ ICOMOS Bosnia Herzegovina

The modern conservation in Pocitelj, Herzegovina

Who? ICOMOS National Committee and Capljina Municipality
Short presentation of event: Professional explanation: the methodology of the modern conservation on the Kulina and the Pasha’s tabija/bastion.
When? 16th May 2015 at 12h
Where? Cultural-historic site of Pocitelj
Official contact: ICOMOS National Committee

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→ ICOMOS Poland 

Heritage in Transformation” "Heritage protection in the 21st century - problems, challenges, predictions

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Who? ICOMOS Polska 
What? As ICOMOS is celebrating its 50th anniversary, it decided to organize a debate not only on contemporary problems faced in heritage protection but also on different ways of solving such issues.  The international conference "Heritage in transformation. Cultural Heritage Protection in the 21st Century – problems, challenges, predictions” is organised by ICOMOS Poland and will be held in Warsaw on 22-24 June 2015.  

When? 22-24 June 2015
Where? Warsaw, Poland
Official contacticomos50[at] -

Attachments: Detailed presentation

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First International Conference on Military Architecture and Fortified Enclosures

Historical research, interpretation, conservation, Materials, Rehabilitation, Re-Use, Management, Sustainable Development and Tourism

Who? National Institute of Anthropology and History (México), ICOFORT International Scientific Committee on Fortification and Military Heritage, Universidad Veracruzana  and Institute Anthropology, Veracruz INAH Center, Museum Fort San Juan de Ulúa, National Autonomous University of Mexico
What? This Congress is being held in the framework of the commemoration of the 480 years since the beginning of the construction of Fort San Juan de Ulúa.  The conference partners also are honoring the 10th anniversary ICOFORT International Scientific Committee on Fortifications and Military Heritage along with ICOMOS International Council on Monuments and Sites celebrating their 50th anniversary. Conference themes include 1) Historical research and interpretation, 2) Conservation, Materials, Rehabilitation and Re-Use, 3) Management and Sustainable Development, and 4) Tourism.
When? August, 24-28, 2015
Where? Veracruz-Xalapa, México
Official contact: Dra. Dolores Pineda Campos: Xalapa Avenue # 310, Colonia Progreso Macuiltepetl; C.P. 91130, Xalapa, Veracruz, México.
Phone and Fax: +52 228 8401231
Email: icofort.inah.uv2015(at)
AttachmentsTentative Program

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