Press release – 27 August 2013Screen Shot 2013-08-21 at 08.32.46

ICOMOS, in cooperation with ICCROM and the Directorate-General of Antiquities and Museums of Syria (DGAM) held a new e-learning course for the Syrian cultural heritage professionals of Idlib on 21 August 2013. The course was led by the ICOMOS International Scientific Committee on Risk Preparedness- ICORP and follows on from an earlier course held in Damascus in January 2013.

Read more: Protection of Cultural Heritage in Idlib Governorate, Syria: ICOMOS-ICCROM e-learning course for...

Press release – 8 October 2013adcom photo

The International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) wishes to announce that its Director General, Mr. Philippe Allard, will be leaving the Paris-based ICOMOS International Secretariat. During his service to ICOMOS, Mr. Allard has contributed to the strengthening of ICOMOS’s organisational capacity, a phase that began in the period of 2008-2011, and has aimed to expand the horizons of its non-profit work through new ideas and the development of the Secretariat’s capacities.

Read more: Annual Advisory Committee Meeting of 2013 in Costa Rica

Press release - Oaxaca de Juárez (Mexico), 19 November 2013icomos ovpm

During the 12th World Congress of the Organization of World Heritage Cities (OWHC), the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) and the OWHC signed a memorandum of understanding on a framework for collaboration for areas of common interest in view of the conservation of the cultural heritage of world heritage cities.

Read more: New Partnership ICOMOS-OWHC: Signing of a Memorandum of Understanding

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