ICOMOS is a non-governmental international organisation dedicated to the conservation of the world's monuments and sites.
This year, the 19th ICOMOS General Assembly and Scientific Symposium is taking place in Delhi on the invitation of ICOMOS India from 11-15 December 2017 (General Assembly and Scientific Symposium) with Pre-Meetings held 8-10 December and Post-Meetings and Events from 16-17 December.
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Go to the official General Assembly website: http://icomosga2017.org/
Faced with barring a young Syrian architect from our next General Assembly or returning a grant for the event, we are standing by our principles and returning the grant. Help us raise the 80 000 € !
ICOMOS and IUCN are delighted to announce that the final report for the Connecting Practice project: Phase II has been completed and is now available online. The Connecting Practice project explores new methods and practical strategies for the recognition and support of the interconnectedness of natural and cultural heritage at World Heritage Sites.
ICOMOS had the pleasure of participating in the 14th World Congress of the Organization of World Heritage Cities (OWHC), held under the theme “Heritage & Communities: Tools to Engage Local Communities” in Gyeongju, Republic of Korea. Held from 29 October to 3 November 2017, the OWHC Congress provided a platform to share and discuss member cities’ innovative and collective actions with the mutual goal of preserving World Heritage Sites.
At the UN Climate Change Conference (COP23) in Bonn, Germany from 6-17 November 2017, ICOMOS is participating in four events on key issues of cultural heritage.
- ICOMOS salutes the exemplary work led by Prof. Maamoun Abdulkarim in favor of Syrian heritage
- New World Heritage sites 2017
- ICOMOS Guidance on Post Trauma Recovery and Reconstruction for World Heritage Cultural Properties document
- ICOMOS Annual Report 2016 now available in Chinese