ICOMOS World Heritage Panel 2018 – 2019

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The ICOMOS World Heritage Panel members at work © ICOMOS Evaluation Unit

From 19 to 28 November 2018, the ICOMOS World Heritage Panel met at ICOMOS International Secretariat, Charenton-le-Pont, in order to discuss 32 cultural and mixed properties nominated for inscription on the World Heritage List in 2019. 

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Pilot Workshop

Workshop participants during the visit to World Heritage Site of Qal’at al-Bahrain  ©ARC-WHStrengthening capacities of World Heritage Professionals in the Arab region for Cultural and Mixed sites 

In the framework of a Memorandum of Understanding signed between ICOMOS International and the Arab Regional Center for World Heritage (ARC-WH), a workshop aimed to train experts from the Arab Region on World Heritage matters has been organized by ARC-WH in collaboration with ICOMOS and in partnership with IUCN and ICCROM in Manama from 9 to 13 December 2018.

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Connecting Practice Workshop | 7-8 February 2019

LogoCP4A workshop for the third phase of the Connecting Practice project that ICOMOS and IUCN are undertaking with the Christensen Fund’s support took place in ICOMOS headquarters near Paris, France on 7-8 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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