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…

Vision Rediscovered: Our Role in World Heritage

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Message from the President, March 2021 To see ourselves as others see us can be eye-opening. To see others as sharing a nature with ourselves is the merest decency. But it is from the far more difficult achievement of seeing ourselves amongst others, as a local example of the forms…

Register Now: 2021 International Online Workshop on Indigenous Heritage

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2021 International Online Workshop on Indigenous Heritage 10-12 March 2021 The ICOMOS Working Group on Indigenous Heritage is virtually hosting its inaugural International Workshop: the three day workshop will consist of keynote speakers, panel discussions, breakout discussions, and artistic expressions / performances. Sessions will run throughout the day participants will…

Coming Spring 2021: Forward Together: Conservation in a Changing World

US/ICOMOS is proud to announce the Spring 2021 publication of Forward Together: Conservation in a Changing World, eds. Brenda Barrett, Jessica Brown, Nora Mitchell, Archer St. Clair and Anabelle Rodriguez. This edited book grew out of the US/ICOMOS International Conference Forward Together: A Culture-Nature Journey Towards More Effective Conservation in…

An Introduction to ICOMOS Jordan and the Petra National Trust

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US/ICOMOS was the first of 107 national ICOMOS committees established in 1965. In the years to come, we will strengthen our ties with national committees around the world. We showcase this month ICOMOS Jordan. Platinum sponsors of the 2020 US/ICOMOS Celebration of World Heritage will be given a virtual tour…

Thank You to Intern Olivia Lichens

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Olivia Lichens
Thank You to Intern Olivia Lichens We owe a debt of gratitude to Intern Olivia “Livi” Lichens (pictured above at the Museum of Illusions in 2019). Livi was indispensable to implementing both our Symposium and Celebration of World Heritage events in November and December of 2020. If you admired the Celebration…

Advocacy Alert: Carlsbad Caverns World Heritage Site in New Mexico

Carlsbad Caverns National Park and World Heritage Site is threatened by oil leases made during the previous administration. Better longterm protections are needed to protect World Heritage Sites such as Carlsbad Caverns and Chaco Culture National Parks from oil and mineral extraction in the Permian Basin.  Learn more here: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/2021/02/oil-drilling-sensitive-new-mexico-public-lands-puts-drinking-water-rare-caves-at-risk/
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