ICOMOS Climate Change Questionnaire Guidance and Links: Deadline 31 January 2020

The World Heritage Centre has launched an Online Consultation with key World Heritage stakeholders on the updating of the “Policy Document on the Impacts of Climate Change on World Heritage properties”. The consultation, which is taking place until 20 January 2020, will gather feedback and comments from key World Heritage stakeholders of…

Puerto Rico Earthquakes: Update and How You Can Help

Firefighters survey a collapsed building after an earthquake hit Guanica on January 7. Credit on Image: from CNN post. On January 7, 2020, Puerto Rico was struck by a significant earthquake and has since suffered many subsequent aftershocks. To all friends from outside of Puerto Rico who have asked how…

Advocacy Alert:  Comment Now on Revised Changes to the National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA)

On January 10, the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) announced that it was considering revisions to the regulations implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) in the Federal Register. The NPRM can be found at https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2020/01/10/2019-28106/update-to-the-regulations-implementing-the-procedural-provisions-of-the-national-environmental. NEPA plays a central role in the…

In Memoriam: Dr Roland Silva of Sri Lanka, past ICOMOS president

It is with profound sadness and grief that ICOMOS Sri Lanka announces the demise of Dr. Roland Silva, the Past President of ICOMOS International for three consecutive terms from 1990 to 1999 and its Emeritus President thereafter. He passed away at his residence in Colombo on 1st January after a…

The U.S. National Committee of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (US/ICOMOS) promotes the conservation of world heritage and stronger connections to the global heritage community through advocacy, education, and the international exchange of people and ideas.

Statue of Liberty National Monument World Heritage Site (1984)

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Need guidance on how to complete the online consultation on climate change and heritage? Follow this link: secure.unesco.org/whc-survey/index.php/299472

Please complete the online survey by 31 January at this link: secure.unesco.org/whc-survey/index.php/299472
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Are you a student or recent graduate interested in federal preservation policy and advocacy? Apply to be a 2020 Advocacy Scholar! Selected participants will join over 200 professionals at National Historic Preservation Advocacy Week, March 10-12, 2020, in Washington, D.C. to participate in policy briefings, join state delegations on Capitol Hill visits with elected officials, and attend key networking events. The scholarship includes complimentary Advocacy Week registration and a travel stipend.

Applications due Feb 5th. Learn more and apply today!Are you a student or recent graduate interested in federal preservation policy and advocacy? Apply to be a 2020 Advocacy Scholar! Selected participants will join over 200 professionals at National Historic Preservation Advocacy Week, March 10-12, 2020, in Washington, D.C. to participate in policy briefings, join state delegations on Capitol Hill visits with elected officials, and attend key networking events. The scholarship includes complimentary Advocacy Week registration and a travel stipend.

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Are you a student or recent graduate interested in federal preservation policy and advocacy? Apply to be a 2020 Advocacy Scholar! Selected participants will join over 200 professionals at National Historic Preservation Advocacy Week, March 10-12, 2020, in Washington, D.C. to participate in policy briefings, join state delegations on Capitol Hill visits with elected officials, and attend key networking events. The scholarship includes complimentary Advocacy Week registration and a travel stipend. Applications due Feb 5th. Learn more and apply today!
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