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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 Launches Initiative to Highlight the Heritage Value of Transhumance Cultural Landscapes

Thumbnail TranshumanceLed by ICOMOS and supported by the State Tourism Agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the project "Defining a thematic approach towards sustaining transhumance cultural landscapes in a changing environment" aims to address the complex environmental, cultural and social dimensions of transhumance, promoting international cooperation and building awareness of its contribution to the heritage of humanity.  

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International Conference on Participatory Approaches to World Heritage 2024

2024 Intl Conf Particip Approaches WH Seoul 1 ParticipantsICOMOS,ICCROM and Sogang University CGSI (Critical Global Studies Institute) organised the 1.5-day public conference and half-day closed workshop upon the invitation by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea, who hosted the event. ICOMOS World Heritage Evaluation Unit Director Gwenaëlle BOURDIN as well as ICOMOS World Heritage experts Laura ROBINSON and Luisa DE MARCO were part of the project team as panelists and moderators.

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