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ICOMOS-UK promotes appreciation and understanding of our cultural heritage in the UK and worldwide. Our focus is on policy and practice, information and opportunities. Join us and support the only international multi-disciplinary professional conservation body.
ICOMOS-UK is the UK National Committee of ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites). At an international level, ICOMOS develops best practice in the conservation and management of cultural sites, and has a special role as adviser to the UNESCO World Heritage Committee on cultural World Heritage sites. Active in over 130 countries, it is one of the most highly regarded conservation organisations in the world.
Its wide-ranging International Scientific Committees are active in developing new thinking and practice about how to conserve, manage and promote cultural heritage across the world. ICOMOS-UK is an independent charity, set up in 1965.
We have an active membership of individuals and institutions, who come from a wide range of backgrounds in the UK and worldwide including:
An eight-week public consultation was launched on 14 October 2013 on the next five year Management Plan for the Heart of Neolithic Orkney World Heritage Site. This will provide a broad framework for the management, conservation and enhanceme ...Read the article
On 20-22 October 2013 Cyark will be formally launching the CyArk 500 Challenge at the Tower of London to digitally preserve 500 cultural heritage sites in the next 5 years. The launch will take place at a two-day conference looking at the ch ...Read the article