Category: ICOMOS-UK Members

ICOMOS-UK 2020: Five Year Strategy

The ICOMOS-UK 2020 Strategy aims to advance and promote the conservation of cultural heritage by strengthening existing international best practice networks, increasing opportunities for young professionals, enhancing ICOMOS-UK’s influence and growing its membership. ICOMOS-UK is an internationally recognised organisation that brings expertise together to promote the conservation of heritage through knowledge exchange, innovation, capacity building, […]

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ICOMOS-UK STATEMENT ON THREATS TO CULTURAL HERITAGE IN IRAN FROM ARMED CONFLICT

The idea that cultural heritage in some way belongs to all of us underpins the work of ICOMOS and is the lodestone of the World Heritage Convention, 1972. The Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict, 1954, forbids any act of hostility to cultural property and in the […]

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ICOM & ICOMOS jointly and strongly condemn any deliberate destruction of cultural heritage

Statement on the threats to cultural heritage in the case of armed conflicts 6th January 2020 In armed conflicts and political upheavals since the turn of the millennium, cultural heritage has been increasingly targeted. It has been looted or deliberately destroyed, in order to finance warfare or to affect the identity and the confidence of […]

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Perspectives on the Board Meeting in Buenos Aires

(Annual General Assembly 3-6 December 2018) This year, the ICOMOS Annual General Assembly and Advisory Committee took place in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from 4-8 December 2018, on the generous invitation of ICOMOS Argentina. Donald Hankey and Stephen Hughes, Vice-President ICOMOS-UK, attended and are now sharing their views on the event.  Please read extracts from their […]

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We’re now on EVENTBRITE

You can now book your tickets to our Intangible Cultural Heritage Conference Passing on Our Cultural Traditions to Future Generations on EVENTBRITE. Follow the link and reserve your place: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/passing-on-our-cultural-traditions-to-future-generations-tickets-56283747203?utm_term=eventurl_text 

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ICOMOS-UK’s New President and Trustees

We are delighted to announce that the new President is Clara Arokiasamy I am most pleased to announce the election of Clara Arokiasamy as the next President of ICOMOS-UK, following my completing three years serving this most important role. For this forthcoming year Clara will guide us through the transition to operating as the now […]

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A303 route in and near the Stonehenge WHS

ICOMOS-UK written representation The Planning Act 2008 – Section 89 and The Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010 – Rule 8, Rule 13 and Rule 16 Application by Highways England for an Order Granting Development Consent for the A303 Amesbury to Berwick Down PLANNING INSPECTORATE REFERENCE: TR010025 SUMMARY: This written representation sets out that ICOMOS-UK […]

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