Implementation of a National Cultural Heritage Inventory in DRC | Phase II

ICOMOSexperts meeting DRCofficialsFollowing the work initiated through a capacity-building workshop in 2022 in Kinshasa and Kongo Central, ICOMOS is implementing the second phase of the national cultural heritage inventory in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). ICOMOS President Teresa PATRÍCIO; legal advisor on cultural heritage Bély NIANGAO (ICLAFI/Burkina Faso) and cultural heritage inventory expert Boussad AICHE (Algeria), attended the first mission which took place from 24-30 March 2024 in Kinshasa, DRC.

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ICOMOS Indigenous Heritage Working Group – Call for members

ICOMOS 2023 Day2 590Following the unanimous approval of a resolution to develop practices to better understand and conserve indigenous cultural heritage by the ICOMOS General Assembly in Delhi in December 2017, an ad hoc committee of members from various ICOMOS National Committees and International Scientific Committees initiated the steps leading to the creation of the ICOMOS Indigenous Heritage Working Group (IHWG). The Working Group is now launching a call for members.

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New ICOMOS-ICCROM Guidance on Post-Disaster and Post-Conflict Recovery and Reconstruction

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This new publication by ICOMOS and ICCROM, 'Guidance on Post-Disaster and Post-Conflict Recovery and Reconstruction for Heritage Places of Cultural Significance and World Heritage Cultural Properties' is intended for experts working in heritage conservation and provides a framework through which the recovery of heritage places can be supported and harnessed in coming to terms with and overcoming the trauma associated with destruction and loss.

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New publication gathering Arabic translations of major cultural heritage conservation charters

International Cultural Heritage Charters ArabicICOMOS and ICCROM, through its Regional Office in Sharjah (ICCROM-Sharjah, U.A.E.) have officially released a new publication gathering Arabic translations of international charters and declarations related to preserving and restoring cultural heritage. The book, titled International Charters for the Conservation and Restoration of Monuments and Historical Sites, is an essential text for practitioners, researchers and legislators who seek a comprehensive overview of heritage conservation texts at the international level.

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