The World Heritage Convention will celebrate its 50th anniversary in November 2022!

50th Anniversary LOGO finalWith over 1100 sites inscribed to date in more than 150 countries, representing the greatest natural and cultural treasures of humanity, the success of the World Heritage List goes far beyond the initial ambition of its founders. Beyond the sites inscribed, the Convention has proven to be an extraordinarily powerful tool to serve the cause of heritage and strengthen its protection.

As the main international organization dedicated to the conservation of cultural heritage, ICOMOS was designated from the outset as an advisory organization to the World Heritage Committee. In this dual capacity, we have been putting the experience, skills and commitment of our Committees and members around the world – both at the national and international levels – at the service of the World Heritage Convention for 50 years. 

ICOMOS encourages its Committees and Working Groups to inform us of any events planned to celebrate this anniversary: all relevant information can be sent to calendrier[at]icomos.org

Here's the list of future and past events organised by ICOMOS National and International Scientific Committees and Working Groups in honour of this important milestone.

AFICHE 31 MAYO 1

DIÁLOGO: La gestión de los Sitios Patrimonio Mundial.
Experiencias, aprendizaje y desafíos a 50 años de la Convención

31 May 2022Webinar
Online
by ICOMOS Chile


 


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Revival after a disaster. Restoration of Notre-Dame of Paris
Cathedral and of the Shuri-jô castle

 14-15 March 2022International symposium
Paris, France & Online
by ICOMOS France and Kyūshū University, CNRS
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BecomingWorldHeritage ENBecoming World Heritage 50 years on: the role of rights and communities
30 June 2022 | Webinar
Online
by ICOMOS OCD-RBA Working Group
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50 years of the UNESCO World Heritage Convention. Achievements and Challenges in Europe
 9–10 June 2022International conference
Kraków, Poland & Online
by ICOMOS Poland & the International Cultural Centre
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