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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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PRESS RELEASE STONEHENGE A303 TUNNEL SCHEME

On 12 th November 2020, Grant Shapps, Secretary of State for Transport gave approval for the A303 road improvement scheme at Stonehenge 1 . Read ICOMOS-UK’s full press release here.

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Update on the 44th Session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee

The 44th session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, which should have been held in China from 29th June to 9 July 2020 but was postponed to a later date due to the Covid 19 pandemic, will now take place in 2020. This decision was made by an Extraordinary meeting of the Committee that met virtually on […]

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ICOMOS-UK response the White Paper on Planning for the Future

ICOMOS-UK has submitted response to Planning for the Future, the government’s consultation on planning reform in England, particularly in relation to World Heritage sites and other protected areas. The response can be read HERE.

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We are sad to report the death of John Hurd

He will be sadly missed by ICOMOS colleagues around the world, as much for who he was as for his key roles within ICOMOS-UK and ICOMOS.  John never quite lost his boyish enthusiasm for life, for conservation and for sharing ideas with others. He had an infectious smile that could be used to great effect […]

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ICOMOS-UK Statement on Black Lives Matter Protests

The recent killing of the African American George Floyd has inevitably sparked worldwide protests against racism. ICOMOS-UK is part of a global ICOMOS network extending to some 120 countries. As part of this international community we work alongside culturally diverse professionals and local people across the globe in a variety of social and economic settings. […]

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