18th ICOMOS General Assembly and Scientific Symposium

Heritage and Landscape as Human Values

When

9 – 14 November 2014

Where

Florence, Italy

IFLA will be represented by IFLA will be represented by Governing Board member Geneviève Clavel (member of the Governing Board)

Description

18th ICOMOS General Assembly and Scientific SymposiumICOMOS, the International Council on Monuments and Sites, is a unique non-governmental, not for profit international organisation, committed to furthering the conservation, protection, use and enhancement of the world’s cultural heritage. It dedicates itself to the development of common doctrines, the evolution and circulation of knowledge, the creation of improved conservation techniques, and the promotion of cultural heritage significance. ICOMOS has built a solid philosophical, doctrinal and managerial framework for the sustainable conservation of heritage around the world.

The 18th ICOMOS General Assembly and Scientific Symposium will be held in Florence, Italy.

Main theme

Heritage and Landscape as Human Values 

Sub-themes

  1. Sharing and experiencing the identity of communities through tourism and interpretation
  2. Landscape as cultural habitat 
  3. Sustainability through traditional knowledge 
  4. Community driven conservation and local empowerment 
  5. Emerging tools for conservation practice

For full details, see: 18th ICOMOS General Assembly and Scientific Symposium

Meeting, Cultural heritage, Development, France

Last update: 4 September 2014

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