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18 April 2015: ICOMOS is 50

The Second Congress of Architects and Specialists of Historic Buildings, held in Venice in 1964, adopted 13 resolutions, the first being the International Charter for the Conservation and Restoration of Monuments and Sites, better known as the Venice Charter, and the second, put forward by UNESCO, provided for the creation of ICOMOS.

thumb LOGO WEB"Heritage and Landscape as Human Values"
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.  

ICOMOS publishes an open letter concerning the proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing Horizon 2020 - The Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014-2020) /* COM/2011/0809 final - 2011/0401 (COD) */
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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. 

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