Water and Heritage International Scientific Committee (ISC) Seeks U.S. Working Group Members

Sir Diederik Six and Henk van Schaik, founders of ISC Water, publicize the connection between water and heritage at the 2015 World Water Forum in Seoul, Korea.
Water and Heritage International Scientific Committee (ISC) Seeks U.S. Working Group Members The new International Scientific Committee for Water and Heritage (ISC Water) seeks to increase awareness about the significance of hydraulic heritage for current and future water management challenges including climate change. The United Nations’ Water Action Decade Mid-Term…

July 15 Webinar Featuring the US/ICOMOS International Exchange Program

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Register now to attend our next World Heritage Webinar: “700 Interns and 100 Countries: the US/ICOMOS International Exchange Program” on Thursday, July 15, at 12:30 EDT. Join us for a presentation and discussion about the impacts of the US/ICOMOS International Exchange Program (IEP). Three alumni, each from a different decade…

President Nominates Sara Bronin as Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) Chairman

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On Thursday, June 24, President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate Sara Bronin as ACHP chairman. Bronin is a Mexican-American architect, attorney, and policymaker specializing in historic preservation, property, land use, and climate change. Her interdisciplinary research focuses on how law and policy can foster more equitable, sustainable, well-designed,…

June Update: International Exchange Program 2021

The US/ICOMOS International Exchange Program (IEP) Committee is pleased to announce eight internships for 2021! Due to COVID-19, the IEP Committee decided to put the program on hiatus in 2020. After careful consideration, we have determined that we can safely and effectively proceed this year with a few key changes.…

In Celebration of Juneteenth 2021

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In celebration of Juneteenth this year, we would like to share a conversation between Lonnie G. Bunch III,  Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution and Robert G. Stanton, former NPS Director and former ACHP Expert Member (2014-2020), that was held at our 2020 “World Heritage and Social Justice” Symposium and Conference.…

Join us for our June 2021 World Heritage Webinar

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Cultural Continuity and Crossroads: The Living Landscape of the San Antonio Missions Thursday, June 17, 2021, 12 to 1 pm EDT (11 to 12 CDT) San Antonio Missions World Heritage Site, located in the important cultural crossroads of San Antonio, Texas, was inscribed on the World Heritage List in 2015.…

April 18 is World Heritage Day!

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US/ICOMOS Will Share Social Justice and World Heritage Webinar Video Recordings via Social Media All Day On Sunday, April 18th, US/ICOMOS will share links to video recordings of the World Heritage Webinars we have hosted to date as well as a video recording of “Monuments Associated with Oppression,” an ICOMOS…

Please Join us on April 14th!

Intergenerational Conversation on Society and Heritage: Perspectives from Africa and the U.S. Voir la traduction française, ici. Download the Event Poster to share! Date: Wednesday, 14 April 2021 Time: Accra: 17:00-18:15 (UTC) | Lagos: 18:00-19:15 (UTC+1) | London: 18:00-19:15 (UTC+1) | DC: 13:00-14:15 (UTC-4) | Sydney: 03:00-04:15 (UTC+10)+1 day REGISTER HERE

Join US/ICOMOS for 2021 and Receive Your V-Card in one week

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Your membership in US/ICOMOS underwrites our efforts to foster heritage conservation and historic preservation at national and international levels through education, training and international exchange. Your active participation helps grow American understanding of and appreciation for World Heritage sites in the United States and around the world.We encourage you to…

Intergenerational Conversation on Society and Heritage: Perspectives from Africa and the U.S.

INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR MONUMENTS AND SITES 2021 ICOMOS Emerging Professionals Working Group Africa-U.S. Collaboration Intergenerational Conversation on Society and Heritage: Perspectives from Africa and the U.S.   Date: Wednesday, 14 April 2021 Time: Accra: 17:00-18:15 (UTC) | Lagos: 18:00-19:15 (UTC+1) | London: 18:00-19:15 (UTC+1) | DC: 13:00-14:15 (UTC-4) | Sydney: 03:00-04:15 (UTC+10)+1 day Theme Leveraging heritage for a better future is gaining…

Heritage and the Sustainable Development Goals: Policy Guidance for Heritage and Development Actors

“Heritage and the Sustainable Development Goals: Policy Guidance for Heritage and Development Actors” — the new policy document produced by the Sustainable Development Goals Working Group (Priority Action 1 Task Team) — was released worldwide on Wednesday, 17 March 2021, during the fifth ICOMOS SDGs Working Group Webinar, Policy + Partnerships: Coming…
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