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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.

ICOMOS Germany's Plans for Conferences on the Occasion of the German EU Council Presidency

In the second half of 2020, the Federal Republic of Germany will take over the EU Council Presidency. An accompanying specialist and cultural programme is also planned for this occasion. The aim is to strengthen cooperation between European partners and to network institutions in the cultural and media sector.
In this context, ICOMOS Germany is planning to participate with two public events, firstly with a workshop on the concretization of the "European Quality Principles for EU-funded Interventions with Potential Impact upon Cultural Heritage" (Karlsruhe, July 2020), and secondly with a conference at the denkmal fair in Leipzig on archaeological World Heritage sites and their threats (November 2020).
As soon as the funding of the conferences has been secured and further formalities have been clarified, we will send out save-the-dates and make the conference programmes available here and via our mailing list.