ICOMOS is a non-governmental international organisation dedicated to the conservation of the world's monuments and sites.
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The Emerging Professionals Working Group coordinated the event in a spirit of intergenerational exchanges to safeguard and promote heritage. Activities were aimed at fostering fruitful intergenerational dialogue. These included, but were not limited to: conferences, training sessions, roundtables, poster campaigns, evenings with question and answer games between younger and older members professionals and non-professionals, interactive tours of heritage and other kind of sites.
6 months after D-day, we can say that the results are positive: there were 117 events in 50 countries.
This year, the ICOMOS Annual General Assembly and Advisory Committee will take place in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from 4-8 December 2018, on the generous invitation of ICOMOS Argentina.
Consult the site http://adcom2018.icomos.org.ar/en/ for all practical information – registration, hotels etc. (versions of the site in French and Spanish are also available). Registration will be open until 19 October 2018. Before registering - please consult in particular the page "Information for Delegates" and after registering - please carefully read the information provided by the Conference Organiser and keep an eye on the updates on the website.
Management of the Conference ‘Critical issues in Heritage Interpretation and Sustainable Tourism’, Florence, Italy, 23 -25 October 2018
ICIP (the ICOMOS International Scientific Committee on Interpretation and Presentation) very much looks forward to welcoming participants to the 2018 conference: ‘Critical issues in Heritage Interpretation and Sustainable Tourism’, taking place in Florence, 23-25 October 2018.
However, please note as a matter of importance that, as of today, this conference is now managed solely by the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS), which is the parent organisation of ICIP.
Khan Asaad Pasha in Damascus (Photo credits: Samir Abdulac)
Last 23 April 2018, the Cultural Diplomacy Platform organised a Forum entitled “European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018: International Perspectives” in Brussels. It was an opportunity to look at the international perspectives of the main themes of European Year of Cultural Heritage (EYCH). Cultural heritage professionals from outside Europe were invited to exchange and share experiences with European experts, cultural operators and EU policy makers. The Forum was attended by 250 participants and was widely relayed on social media.
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