Call for proposals for the ICOMOS Advisory Committee 2021 Scientific Symposium - Deadline: 22 May

6982018401 a961487b6c zThis year, the ICOMOS Advisory Committee will organise its Scientific Symposium online from 10 to 12 November 2021 on the theme: Living Heritage and Climate Change.

Living heritage provides people with their sense of identity and is continuously regenerating in response to their environment. But we live in a time of rapid environmental change accelerated by the current climate crisis. Our responses to this crisis have the potential to strengthen our living heritage or destroy it.

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Follow ICOMOS Canada's Webinar Discussions on Indigenous World Heritage

Save The Date ENGBetween November 2020 and March 2021, ICOMOS Canada will serve as the Secretariat for the ICOMOS Working Group on Indigenous heritage. As the Secretariat, ICOMOS Canada will convene stakeholders internationally to explore guiding principles and prepare a Terms of Reference that will guide the ICOMOS working group on Indigenous heritage for the years to come.

ICOMOS Canada has been organising webinar discussions in support of the work of the Indigenous Heritage Working Group. The third and last discussion will take place on 19 January 2021, from 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM EST, on the theme: Authenticity and Outstanding Value

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20th ICOMOS General Assembly – Register now and consult the working documents

logo400pxDear ICOMOS members,

The 20th ICOMOS General Assembly is now only one month away – it’s time to register and study the working documents!

As you know, the General Assembly will take place through 3 online sessions on:

  • Thursday, 3 December 2020 – starting 12:00 pm (noon) until approx. 13:00 or 14:00 CET (In accordance with art. 9.c. of the ICOMOS Statutes, “should the voting members present and represented come from less than the required third of National Committees, the General Assembly shall be adjourned for one hour and reconvened, after which its decisions shall be valid regardless of the number of National Committees.”)
  • Monday, 7 December 2020 – starting 12:00 pm (noon) until approx. 14:00 pm CET
  • Wednesday, 16 December 2020 - starting 12:00 pm (noon) until approx. 13:30 pm CET


GO TO linkAll ICOMOS members wishing to attend the 20th General Assembly must register for all the sessions they plan to attend by filling out this online form by latest 1 December.

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Human rights and cultural heritage training, November 2020

OCDI RBA ICOMOS Brazil2The team at Our Common Diginity and Icomos-Brasil are looking forward to offering a week-long workshop on Human Rights and Heritage Management 9-13 November 2020,  where we will focus on what can be considered the two most difficult aspects of human rights theory: (1) how do we understand "culture" and (2) how can we deal with the fact that some rights are group-based or collective and others are individual? How can we balance conflicts between the rights of different communities?

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