New ICOMOS Statutes: future annual General Assemblies in 2015, 2016 & 2017
According to the new ICOMOS Statutes, annual General Assemblies will take place on the same occasion as the annual Advisory Committee meetings. The agenda of the annual General Assembly focuses on: receiving the reports of the ICOMOS President and Treasurer on the management by the Board and the health and financial situation of the association; and approving the annual report and accounts and discharging the Board, as well as voting next year’s budget.
All other matters such as adoption of doctrinal texts, elections of the Board and officers, conferring of Honorary membership, voting the ICOMOS General Programme and budgetary guidelines for the next triennium, as well as proposing resolutions for adoption by ICOMOS continue to be dealt with by the triennial General Assembly.
All members shall have the right to attend the General Assembly and may be designated to be a voting member at the General Assembly within the conditions set out in Articles 9-a and 13-d-4 of the Statutes. The calendar for the 3 coming years is as follows :
- 2015 : Annual General Assembly and Advisory Committee 26 - 29 October 2015 in Fukuoka on the invitation of ICOMOS Japan. The Annual General Assembly will take place on the afternoon of 27 October only. The special website with all practical information for the event will be launched beginning of April - please consult the ICOMOS website.
- 2016: Annual General Assembly and Advisory Committee 15 - 21 October 2016 (tentative dates) in Istanbul on the invitation of ICOMOS Turkey.
- 2017: 19th Triennial General Assembly and annual Advisory Committee 19 - 25 November 2017 (tentative dates) in Delhi on the invitation of ICOMOS India. International Scientific Symposium - "Heritage & Democracy" (working title).