On 29 June, the 4th Huangshan Dialogue on UNESCO-Designated Sites and Sustainable Development took place in China. Organised by the Huangshan Municipal Government and the International Centre on Space Technologies for Natural and Cultural Heritage (HIST) under the auspices of UNESCO, the two-day event brought together over 200 participants, including decision-makers, researchers and managers from 10 international organisations and 20 countries.
The plenary sessions of the 21st ICOMOS General Assembly will take place through one online-only session, and two hybrid sessions from Sydney, Australia.
· Friday August 25, 2023 from 12:00 to 14:00 (Paris time – CEST): Technical online opening of the General Assembly
· Monday, September 4, 2023 from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm (Sydney time – AEST): General Assembly Hybrid Session 1
· Friday, September 8, 2023 from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm (Sydney time – AEST): General Assembly Hybrid Session 2
Now or never: The Culture2030Goal campaign urges explicit inclusion of culture in the SDG Summit Declaration
The Culture2030Goal campaign advocates to National Governments and on the international stage for the formal inclusion of culture in sustainable development. As a founding member of the campaign, ICOMOS calls on the UN to recognise culture as a driver of sustainable development during the SDG Summit at the HLPF in September 2023.
A selection of European member profiles from the ICOMOS Emerging Professionals Working Group has been featured in a series of interviews coordinated by CHARTER. This new generation of heritage professionals offer a glimpse into their perspectives on the heritage sector as they take their first professional steps.
ICOMOS deplores the further escalation in fighting following the expiry last Saturday of the brokered ceasefire in Sudan. The internal conflict since April has already caused much human suffering – killing and injuring civilians, forcing them to flee, and dragging the country into a humanitarian crisis.
We thank Mario Santana Quintero and Gabriel Losada Pérez for their thorough review of the Spanish translation.
ICOMOS is also grateful to the ICOMOS International Conservation Centre-Xi'an and the World Heritage Programme Youth Volunteers for the Mandarin translation.
The 21st General Assembly of ICOMOS will elect twenty members of the Board by secret ballot for a term of three years (2023-2026), and from those will elect a President, a Secretary General, a Treasurer, and five Vice Presidents.
You will find below the preliminary list of nominations for the election of the 2023-2026 ICOMOS Board verified by the Candidatures Committee. Candidates have also prepared video presentations which will you can view by clicking on the links next to each candidate's name.
The call for candidatures for the Board elections has closed.
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