Potts photo 192ICOMOS would like to thank Mr Andrew Potts of US/ICOMOS for his contributions as the ICOMOS Focal Point for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


Ege YILDIRIM 250ICOMOS would like to take this opportunity to introduce Dr Ege Yildirim of ICOMOS Turkey as the new ICOMOS Focal Point for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. She will continue to coordinate ICOMOS activities of sustainable development in relation to the agenda of the UN SDGs. Read her Agenda for 2017-2018.

Habitat 3 logoThe 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.

Our Common Dignity SNIS Istanbul Side Event 072016The “Our Common Dignity” initiative and the rights dimension of the new Sustainable Development policy of the World Heritage Convention were discussed in a side event at the World Heritage Committee meeting in Istanbul on 12 July 2016.

post2015SDG graphicThe Sustainable Development Goals were adopted during the UN summit for the adoption of the post-2015 development agenda in New York on 25 September 2015.

Goal 11 is one of 17 new SDGs and focuses on cities and the role of heritage in making them sustainable. 

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