ICOMOS was present at the UNESCO World Conference on Cultural Policies and Sustainable Development that was held in Mexico City from 28 to 30 September 2022. This conference was focused on embarking on new priorities for the cultural sector that is fully anchored to perspectives of sustainable development and integrated with the new realities affecting the sector brought forth by the climate crisis and the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic. On this occasion, ICOMOS delivered a statement on six issues to deal with in future cultural policies: read it in English, French and Spanish.
From 27 June to 1 July 2022, the second United Nations Conference on the Ocean took place in Lisbon, which was co-hosted by the Governments of Kenya and Portugal.
The aim of the event was to mobilise the international community to commit to finding sustainable solutions for the conservation, protection and responsible use of marine resources, according to Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 14 of the Agenda2030.
ICOMOS - MONDIACULT 2022 Culture Forum | Looking Forward: The Future of Heritage Policy and the SDGs
Join the ICOMOS SDGs Working Group, Emerging Professionals Working Group, ICOMOS Mexico and the Ministry of Culture of Mexico at the 2nd part of the ICOMOS- Mondiacult 2022 Culture Forum.
ICOMOS - MONDIACULT 2022 Culture Forum | Culture & Heritage Policies & Practice for Sustainable Development: Past, Present and Future
As part of global discussions on cultural policies and sustainable development that are happening in the lead up to the UNESCO World Conference on Cultural Policies and Sustainable Development in September 2022, ICOMOS is holding a three-part Culture Forum which is discussing the role of culture and heritage in Sustainable Development.
A strong ICOMOS delegation has contributed to the World Urban Forum of UN-Habitat in Katowice, on 26-30 June 2022, on the theme "Transforming our Cities for a Better Urban Future".
The World Urban Forum (WUF) is the premier global conference on sustainable urbanisation, established in 2001 by the United Nations to examine one of the most pressing issues facing the world today: rapid urbanisation and its impact on communities, cities, economies, climate change and policies. The first WUF was held in Nairobi, Kenya in 2002 and has been held around the world ever since.