ICOMOS at the 9th Session of the World Urban Forum (WUF9)

WUF9 Event Logo colorUpdate: Click here to read the ICOMOS report on our participation at the 9th Session of the World Urban Forum (WUF9).

ICOMOS is participating actively in the 9th Session of the World Urban Forum, taking place on February 7-13, 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The World Urban Forum was established in 2001 by the United Nations to examine one of the most pressing issues facing the world today: rapid urbanization and its impact on communities, cities, economies, climate change and policies. Organized and convened by UN-Habitat, the Forum has become one of the most open gatherings on the international arena; its inclusive nature, combined with high-level participation, makes it a unique UN conference and the premier international gathering on urban issues.

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18 April - Theme 2018

ICOMOS EPmeeting Delhi2017Every year on 18 April, ICOMOS celebrates the International Day for Monuments and Sites, whose establishment was approved by the 22nd UNESCO General Conference in 1983.

The 2018 theme for the ICOMOS International Day for Monuments and Sites is Heritage for Generations led by the ICOMOS Emerging Professionals Working Group.

Sharing stories and the transfer of knowledge between generations is a crucial step in cultural development, characterising the human experience since time immemorial.

“The youth of today are the leaders of tomorrow” – Nelson Mandela

Download the 18 April 2018 leaflet - in English - French - Spanish - Russian - Farsi 

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