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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

Connecting Practice Workshop | 7-8 February 2019

Logo ICOMOS IUCN ConnectingPracticeA workshop for the third phase of the Connecting Practice project that ICOMOS and IUCN are undertakingwith the Christensen Fund’s support took place in ICOMOS headquarters near Paris, France on 7 and 8 February 2019. The Connecting Practice project is an initiative which aims to explore, learn about and create new methods of recognition and support for the interconnected character of the natural, cultural and social values of World Heritage Sites. Following the successful first two phases of Connecting Practice, the third phase continues to explore and to implement lessons learned into practical interventions and new mechanisms for achieving positive results for agricultural and biocultural practices.

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ICOMOS wishes IUCN a happy 70th anniversary

Fontainebleau Flickr dynamosquitoICOMOS had the pleasure of participating in the celebration of the 70th anniversary of IUCN’s founding in Fontainebleau, France on 30 and 31 August. The conference entitled “The future of landscapes: a new relationship for people and nature” focused on the future of cultural landscapes, including the places that have been created through agricultural, pastoralist and sacred use.

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ICOMOS Side Event “Sites of Memory”

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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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