ICOMOS at the 9th Session of the World Urban Forum (WUF9)

WUF9 Event Logo colorICOMOS is participating actively in the 9th Session of the World Urban Forum, taking place on February 7-13, 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The World Urban Forum was established in 2001 by the United Nations to examine one of the most pressing issues facing the world today: rapid urbanization and its impact on communities, cities, economies, climate change and policies. Organized and convened by UN-Habitat, the Forum has become one of the most open gatherings on the international arena; its inclusive nature, combined with high-level participation, makes it a unique UN conference and the premier international gathering on urban issues.

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Publication of two new ICOMOS Thematic studies

Couv e versionCultural Heritages of Water: The cultural heritages of water in the Middle East and Maghreb

In the framework of its work as UNESCO Advisory Body, ICOMOS undertakes comparative and thematic studies, in different subject areas in order to provide a context for its evaluations.
This new volume seeks to provide assistance for recognising, studying and preserving traditional cultural heritages linked to water in arid / semi-arid regions and also establish benchmark examples, not only for properties which could be nominated for the World Heritage List, but also for properties of regional or local importance.

ISBN : 978-2-91886-21-5 (e-version)
ISBN 978-2-918086-21-5
375 p.

A printed version is available upon request (free of charge, except for postage fees): please contact ICOMOS Documentation Centre

téléchargemente-version (free download, PDF 7,5 Mb)

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ICOMOS Crowdfunding Campaign Update 30/01/2018

We are happy to announce that our campaign has exceeded its fundraising target! Thanks to a generous contribution of 50 000 US$ (45 454 €) by SACH – the Chinese State Administration for Cultural Heritage, as well as contributions by ICOMOS Germany, ICOMOS Portugal and an additional 8 individuals – our campaign has now raised 100 914 € from 606 supporters.

 

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