Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Development

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Click here to download the logo for Target 11.4, “Strengthen efforts to protect and safeguard the world’s cultural and natural heritage" under SDG11, to "make our cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable”.

As a global non-governmental organization associated with UNESCO and working to promote the conservation, protection, use and enhancement of cultural heritage sites through creation of knowledge and advocacy, ICOMOS has been closely engaged with the topic of sustainable development in recent years, having held major scientific events and issued policy documents to highlight the vital role of cultural heritage within the sustainable development process.

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ICOMOS Signs MoU with UN-Habitat, Amplifying the Voice of Cultural Heritage at the World Urban Forum - WUF10

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The International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) had a  strong presence at the 10th Session of the World Urban Forum (WUF10) in Abu Dhabi, UAE from 8 to 13 February, 2020. Convened by UN-Habitat. The biennial World Urban Forum is the foremost international gathering for exchanging views and experiences on sustainable urbanization; this year, the WUF theme was 'Cities of opportunities - Connecting Culture and Innovation'.                                                                                          

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ICOMOS is ready for WUF10!

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The International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) will have a  strong presence at the 10th Session of the World Urban Forum (WUF10), to be held in Abu Dhabi, UAE from 8 to 13 February, 2020. Convened by UN-Habitat, the biennial World Urban Forum is the foremost international gathering for exchanging views and experiences on sustainable urbanization; this year, the WUF theme is 'Cities of opportunities - Connecting Culture and Innovation'.

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