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Search launched for the next UNESCO World Heritage Sites

PRESS RELEASE: Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Heritage Minister Nigel Huddleston launches call for new UNESCO World Heritage Sites  Potential locations have the chance to join the likes of Machu Picchu, the Taj Mahal and The Tower of London for this prestigious award Successful sites will progress to formal nomination stage for World […]

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Report on Efforts to Protect Ukraine’s Cultural Heritage

The ICOMOS-UK wood committee, through its international network in the ICOMOS International Wood Committee (IIWC), has reached out and is in contact with conservators, academics and architects around the world and in Ukraine. Through these contacts I can report on current efforts to protect Ukraine’s invaluable cultural heritage. IIWC colleague Eleftheria Tsakanika is a structural […]

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Exciting new collaboration launched within World Heritage in the UK

ICOMOS-UK and World Heritage UK strengthen their working relationship through a formal agreement The UK National Committee of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS-UK) and World Heritage UK (WHUK) today announce a new collaboration. This will establish closer working and cooperation between these two organisations, working with and on behalf of the UK’s […]

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STATEMENT BY ICOMOS-UK ON THE CONFLICT IN UKRAINE

3rd March 2022 STATEMENT BY ICOMOS-UK ON THE CONFLICT IN UKRAINE We stand in solidarity with all those involved trying to protect homes, culture and heritage in response to the on-going conflict in Ukraine that is shattering families, shattering communities and shattering the places to which they belong. Although as yet there are no reports […]

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Job Vacancy

ICOMOS-UK is looking for a new Office Manager, to start at the beginning of February. This is a part-time role. All the details can be found at CharityJob.co.uk . Closing date is the 21st January 2022, interviews the week of the 24th January.

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Promoting Cultural Heritage As A Key Driver For Local Climate Action: programme insight

On this page you’ll find all the most up to date information on the speakers and presentations of our upcoming virtual conference: Promoting Cultural Heritage As A Key Driver For Local Climate Action. Speakers’ bios and presentation abstracts (list in progress – please come back for more updates) Clara Arokiasamy is the President of ICOMOS-UK and is […]

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UK CELEBRATES TWO NEW WORLD HERITAGE INSCRIPTIONS

During the 44th session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, held virtually and hosted by the State Party of China, two properties from the UK were inscribed on the World Heritage list. The first to be inscribed was the Great Spa Towns of Europe, a trans-boundary serial property of eleven spa towns including Bath, and […]

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Liverpool Maritime Mercantile City deleted from the World Heritage List

On 21st July, during its 44th Online Session hosted by the  People’s Republic of China, the UNESCO World Heritage Committee decided to delete Liverpool -Maritime  Mercantile City  from the World Heritage List Read ICOMOS-UK’s press release here

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Threatened closure of Department of Archaeology, University of Sheffield

ICOMOS-UK  wishes to express its grave concern at the announcement by the University of Sheffield that it is considering closing its Department of Archaeology. Read ICOMOS-UK’S full press release here

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Duke of Edinburgh

ICOMOS-UK notes with sadness the death of His Royal Highness, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and joins the Royal Family and others from across the nation and beyond in mourning his passing.

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