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Welcome to the Website of ICOMOS Germany

We are pleased that you are visiting our website and invite you to find out more about the concerns and activities of this international non-governmental heritage organisation. In accordance with the World Heritage Convention of 1972 ICOMOS is advisory body to UNESCO. The German National Committee of ICOMOS advocates the preservation of monuments, ensembles and cultural landscapes on a national and international level.


Promoting Europe's cultural heritage and diversity - Who? How? With Whom?
European Online Conference on 13-14 July 2020

The occasion for the digital European exchange is the Presidency of the Federal Republic of Germany in the Council of the European Union in the second half of 2020. The starting point for the online conference on 13-14 July 2020 will be recommendations of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) for the sustainable promotion of cultural heritage in the European Union and its Member States. Against the background of the corona pandemic and the necessary programmes to revive the economy and culture, the expert meeting is also of great current importance. In addition to monument and funding experts from all over Europe, representatives of the real estate and cultural industries as well as voluntary and civic monument stakeholders will phrase their expectations.

Supported by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media and the Ministry of Economics, Labour and Housing of the State of Baden-Württemberg.
Co-organisers: Vereinigung der Landesdenkmalpfleger in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland (VDL) and Verband der Landesarchäologen in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland (VLA) in cooperation with the State Monument Authority Baden-Württemberg and Working Group Municipal Monument Preservation of the German Association of Cities and Towns (DST)
Cooperation partners: ICOMOS Europe Group, European Heritage Head Forum (EEHF), European Heritage Legal Forum (EHLF), Deutsches Nationalkomitee für Denkmalschutz (DNK)
The planned conference programme will be made accessible via webinars and event streaming. The participation in the online conference is free of charge.
Further information on the programme and the registration form can be found HERE.