Call for Desk Reviews for 2021 World Heritage List Nominations

Deadline: 31 July 2020 Dear members of ICOMOS, As you know, the work of ICOMOS as an Advisory Body to the World Heritage Committee requires the evaluation each year of the nominations submitted by the States Parties for all cultural and mixed properties aiming to be inscribed on the World…

US/ICOMOS Launches New Emerging Professionals Network

Trustee Zoe Leung Trustee Caroline Cheong, Ph.D. We are pleased to announce the establishment of the US/ICOMOS Emerging Professionals (EP) Network, created in response to ICOMOS’s call for an expanded Emerging Professional membership base within national and scientific committees. The US/ICOMOS EP Network aims to facilitate communication and exchange between…

How U.S. Civil Rights Movement Sites and World Heritage Relate to Today’s Protests

June 2020 By Glenn T. Eskew, Director, Georgia State University World Heritage Initiative Professor of History, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA Recent protests across the United States over continued white supremacist violence and police brutality recall the demonstrations of the civil rights era a half-century ago that are memorialized at…

Introducing Kent Diebolt, Vertical Access LLC and 1% for the Planet

This is the first essay in a series about US/ICOMOS Institutional Members and Supporters. We’re very pleased to begin the series with Kent Diebolt; Vertical Access LLC, the company he founded; and 1% for the Planet, the philanthropy through which Kent supports US/ICOMOS. Vertical Access Technician at Work Among US/ICOMOS…

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Statue of Liberty National Monument World Heritage Site (1984)

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First in a series of International Exchange Program Alumni "Where are they now?" posts! Meet Brian M. Lione, IEP Alum and current US/ICOMOS trustee and chair of the IEP Committee. Brian is instrumental to our program and we can't think him enough for his contribution to the program.

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