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ICOMOS is a non-governmental international organisation dedicated to the conservation of the world's monuments and sites.
Due to the spreading of the covid-19 virus, the ICOMOS International Secretariat has closed its offices in Paris partially to ensure the safety of its staff and comply with instructions issued by the French government. We can answer phone calls when we are present at the office - if you cannot reach us by phone, we are always available via email – secretariat[at]icomos.org.
ICOMOS and the ISC20C, in collaboration with Pier Luigi Nervi Project Association, has released an International Heritage Alert regarding the Stadio Artemio Franchi (1929-32) by Pier Luigi Nervi, Florence, Italy.
The Heritage Alert is in reaction to the announcement on November 16, 2020, that the Fiorentina Football Club, with the support of the Municipality of Florence, has requested authorization from the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage to demolish in whole or in part the Stadio Artemio Franchi.
ICOMOS is proud to be a part of a global team which today is launching a new project to support climate action in Africa through cultural heritage. The project, which is led by institutions in Africa and the United Kingdom, will pilot application in Africa of the Climate Vulnerability Index for World Heritage properties (the CVI-Africa project).
ICOMOS, ICA, IFLA and ICOM statement on the situation of cultural heritage in the Nagorno Karabakh regio
ICOMOS, ICA, IFLA and ICOM have issued a Statement on November 20 regarding the situation of cultural heritage in the Nagorno Karabakh region, following the ceasefire agreement that was implemented in the Nagorno-Karabakh region on November 10, to call all parties involved to proactively ensure full respect and protection of all the cultural heritage in the concerned areas.
Between 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 will organise webinar discussions in support of the work of the Indigenous Heritage Working Group. The first discussion will take place on 26 November 2020, from 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM EST, on the theme: Place, Nature, Culture, and Environment
Toshiyuki Kono, President of ICOMOS, participated at the virtual “Joint meeting for the ministers of culture” held by the Saudi Ministry of Culture on the occasion of the G20 Summit hosted this year by Saudi Arabia on November 4.
This stamp issue was instigated by Australia ICOMOS to mark what would have been the 2020 ICOMOS General Assembly in Sydney and this connection is acknowledged on the commemorative pack.
- ICOMOS Webinar Series | SDGWG Webinar 3: Cultural Heritage and Environmental Resilience
- Share Your Practices of Linking Nature and Culture for Conservation
- Claus-Peter Echter (ICOMOS CIVVIH) elected co-Chair of the WUC Partner Constituent Group
- Culture x Climate 2020