Extended 44th session of the World Heritage Committee, Fuzhou (China)/Online meeting, 16-31 July 2021

As an advisory body of the World Heritage Committee, ICOMOS provides advice and makes recommendations on all matters related to cultural and mixed heritage, including the inscription and monitoring of the state of conservation of properties. The World Heritage Committee deliberates and then makes a decision based on these recommendations.

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Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage organises workshop with the ICOMOS SDGs Working Group


As part of the activities developed in the framework of the Memorandum of Understanding signed in 2018 between ICOMOS International and the Arab Regional Center for World Heritage (ARC-WH), a First Workshop on Integrating the Policy Document on World Heritage and Sustainable Development and the 2030 Agenda into the implementation of the World Heritage Convention in the Arab States has been held online on 31 May, 1-2, 7-8 & 10 June 2021.

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Sites associated with memories of Recent Conflicts and the World Heritage Convention - ICOMOS Second Discussion Paper

Convict light leg irons, Old Great North Road - Australian Convict Sites © Australian Convict Sites Steering CommitteeICOMOS is pleased to share its second discussion paper on “Sites associated with memories of Recent Conflicts and the World Heritage Convention. Encouraged by the World Heritage Committee to further deepen its analysis and broaden the participation of experts in this new reflection, ICOMOS prepared this second discussion paper to consider the purpose and scope of the World Heritage Convention, as well as its key concepts, and how sites assorted with memories of recent conflicts relate to these.

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