ICOMOS ready for the UN HLPF 2019 with advocacy kit and side event

IMG 1689ICOMOS is once again ready to participate in the UN High-Level Political Forum, the annual summit held every July at the UN Headquarters in New York City, USA, to review the world's progress on achieving Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals. For the HLPF 2019, we have produced a custom-made publicity kit, featuring a flashdisk with a compilation of doctrinal and policy papers relevant for heritage and the SDGs, to be distributed to participants. All the documents are also available below.

On the occasion of HLPF 2019, where Goals 4 (Education), 8 (Decent Work and Economic Growth), 10 (Inequalities), 16 (Peace and Governance), and 17 (Partnerships) will be under review, ICOMOS is participating with SDG Working Group members from Canada (Fergus Maclaren), Ireland (Peter Cox), Turkey (Ege Yildirim) and the USA (Andrew Potts, Jeff Soule).  


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SDG 8 - Side EVENT HLPF 2019 - leave no one behind UN 3Through its membership in the UN Major Group for NGOs, ICOMOS is also co-sponsoring a side event, on "SDG 8, Leave No One Behind: The 2030 GDP Target - Vulnerable People and the Regions Where They Live", organized by the United States Sustainable Development Corp; Fergus Maclaren, Chair of ICTC (Cultural Tourism) and Ege Yildirim, SDGs Focal Point, will be speaking on "Building Rural-Urban Equity through Cultural Tourism" at the free event, for which all can register at the link Picto doigthere.







Flashdisk - List of contents:

Download the full HPLF2019 ICOMOS Kit (zip file)


ICOMOS 0. Leaflet- Heritage and
SDGs- HLPF2019
International Cultural
Tourism Charter - Managing Tourism at Places of Heritage Significance
 - PDF  [Français] 1999 
 ICOMOS 2010 Valletta Position Paper
on Historic Cities and SD- en-fr
The Paris Declaration On heritage as a
driver of development
(2011) [French]  


 The Valletta Principles for the Safeguarding and Management of Historic Cities, Towns and Urban Areas - 2011 - PDF
[Arabic] [Chinese] [French] [Hebrew] [Hindi
[Italian] [Polish] [Portugese] [Russian] [Spanish] [Croatian/Serbian/Bosnian] Book in 5 languages: English, French, Greek, Spanish, Russian

ICOMOS 2016 Concept Note- Cultural Heritage-SDGs-NUA 2016  - PDF ICOMOS 2017 Action Plan- Cultural Heritage and Localizing SDGs- en-fr - PDF  ICOMOS 2017- Delhi Declaration on Heritage and Democracy - PDF
ICOMOS 2017 Madrid-Delhi Document- Conservation of 20c Heritage- en-fr-es  - PDF

ICOMOS-IFLA principles concerning rural landscapes
as heritage
- 2017 PDF [French]

 Buenos Aires Declaration marking the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (2018) [French]  ICOMOS 2018 HLPF Heritage for Sustainability Programme Booklet - PDF  ICOMOS Annual report 2019 ICOMOS 2019 Inputs into Global Policy Docs  - PDF “Is Heritage left behind in the HLPF Ministerial Declaration? Statement for Inclusion of Cultural and Natural Heritage with Reference to SDG 11 and Other Goals.”  07.2018
 Connecting Practice Project: Final Report (2015) Connecting practice phase II (2017) ICOMOS-IUCN 2016 Nature Culture Journey- Malama Honua  - PDF ICOMOS-IUCN 2017 Culture Nature Journey - Yatra aur Tammanah - PDF Ministers of Culture Europe 2018-
Davos Declaration- Baukultur - PDF
 Salzburg Global 2019- C.Heritage Session Description- Discussion Note - PDF  University of Kent- Eur.Nostra-ECF 2019 WH SD and Civil Society Action Plan - PDF

Culture in the Sustainable Development Goals: A guide for local action (2018) - PDF

Local and regional governments’ report to the 2018 HLPF 2nd report : Towards the localization of the SDGs  (2018) - PDF Non-Governmental Organizations Major Group Position Paper 
High Level Political Forum 2019  - PDF
 UNESCO 2011 Historic Urban Landscape (HUL) Recommendation - PDF UNESCO 2013 Hangzhou Declaration- Culture and Sustainable Development - PDF  UNESCO 2015 World Heritage and Sustainable Development Policy - PDF  UNESCO-World Bank 2018 CURE-Culture in Reconstruction - PDF « Future of Our Pasts: Engaging Cultural Heritage in Climate Action » - July 2019 



See also

ICOMOS Thematic blog on activities related to Sustainable Development

ICOMOS Sustainable Working Group page


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