ICOMOS International Secretariat

ICOMOS wing thumbnailDue to the covid-19 virus, as of Monday 16 March, the ICOMOS International Secretariat has closed its offices in Paris for an undetermined period of time, in order to ensure the safety of its staff and comply with instructions issued by the French government. The team continue to be at your service via email at secretariat@icomos.org, and will endeavour to maintain ICOMOS activities as best possible.

The International Secretariat is located at the headquarters of ICOMOS in Greater Paris.

11 rue du Séminaire de Conflans
94220 Charenton-le-Pont
Tel. + 33 (0) 1 41 94 17 59
e-mail: secretariat [at] icomos.org

As our new premises are in the same location as the Médiathèque de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine, please present yourself at the reception desk of the Médiathèque who will direct you to the ICOMOS offices. We thank you for kindly informing us of your visit ahead of time.

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Under the supervision of the Director General, appointed by the President, the Secretariat coordinates the implementation of the ICOMOS General Programme as well as the decisions of the General Assembly, the Board and its Bureau.

In this respect, the International Secretariat's principal mission is the following:

- support the development of ICOMOS' network

- disseminate knowledge about heritage conservation, notably by its Documentation Centre

- provide advisory and evaluation services to State Parties required for the implementation of the World Heritage Convention.


Marie-Laure Lavenir - Director General

Anaïs Andraud Assistant, Evaluation Unit

Gwenaelle Bourdin - Director of Evaluation Unit

Rebecca Currie - Assistant, Advisory and Monitoring Unit

Regina Durighello - Director of Advisory and Monitoring Unit

Gaia Jungeblodt - Director of International Secretariat

Laura Maxwell - Administrative assistant

Apsara Sanchez - Assistant, Evaluation Unit

Lucile Smirnov - Head of Documentation Centre

Maureen Thibault - Assistant, Communication and Projects

Henri Verrier - Administrative Manager

 Picture: © Lucile Smirnov