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World Heritage brings together exceptional cultural sites that belong to all humankind, such as the pyramids of Egypt, the city of Venice, the Taj Mahal and Machu Picchu. The International Council of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) takes part in the protection of this unique legacy.

Angkor, Siem Reap © Miel Delphine / ICOMOS

ICOMOS Side Event “Sites of Memory”


ICOMOS Side Event "Sites of Memory" 

During the 42nd World Heritage Committee Meeting that is being held in Bahrain, ICOMOS, with the support of UNESCO’s World Heritage Centre, has organized the side event “Sites of Memory” on Wednesday 27 June 2018.

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ICOMOS World Heritage Panel 2017 - 2018

20180314 181418 From 20 to 26 November 2017, the ICOMOS World Heritage Panel met at ICOMOS International Secretariat, Charenton-le-Pont, in order to discuss 23 cultural and mixed properties nominated for inscription on the World Heritage List in 2018. This year, nominations included three proposals to extend existing WH properties.

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One-day workshop for high level delegation of the Republic of Moldova

Moldova 3One-day workshop for high level delegation of the Republic of Moldova
organized at ICOMOS Headquarters on 15 May 2018

In the framework of the European Union funded Twinning project on Support to promote cultural heritage in the Republic of Moldova, a high level delegation from the Ministry of Education, Culture and Research was received by the ICOMOS International Secretariat on 15 May 2018, for a one-day workshop focused on ICOMOS International activities as NGO and its role as Advisory Body to the World Heritage Committee.

The one-day workshop was divided in four modules, three of them aimed to present the work of ICOMOS within the framework of the World Heritage Convention as well as the main aspects of the World Heritage Convention, working methods and key concepts.

The workshop stimulated many fruitful discussions and exchanges among participants.


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