ICOMOS e-News n°227 - July 2023


The Preserving Legacies Website is live!

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The project, lead by ICOMOS, the National Geographic Society and the Climate Heritage Network, is equipping communities worldwide with the tools to safeguard sites of cultural significance from the impacts of climate change.

New 2023 ICOMOS Committee Presidents

New 2023 ICOMOS Committee Presidents

From Nigeria to Chile, from mural paintings to 20th century heritage, discover 9 new profiles of ICOMOS National Committee and International Scientific Committee presidents. 

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URGENT: Explicit Inclusion of Culture in the SDG Summit Declaration

Missing Culture Goal SDGs

ICOMOS and the member organisations of the Culture2030Goal campaign have issued a call to amend the Zero Draft for the SDG Summit - a draft in which the transformative role of culture was not mentioned once, nor was heritage.

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ICORP Türkiye Collaborates on Guidelines for USAR at Heritage Sites

ICORP Turkiye USAR Guidelines

INSARAG, UNESCO and ICCROM, with the help of ICORP Türkiye - the ICOMOS International Committee on Risk Preparedness, issued guidelines for USAR (Urban Search and Rescue) at heritage sites. The document represents a big step towards the integration of cultural heritage in humanitarian assistance.

Discover the guidelines

"Guidance and Toolkit for Impact Assessments in a World Heritage Context" / More Translations Available

Macedonian Arabic Japanese Translations Guidance Impact Assessments WH Context

3 additional translations of the guidance and toolkit were issued by ICCROM in Macedonian, Arabic and Japanese. More versions are to follow!

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