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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:
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ICOMOS-UK welcomes the announcement made today by the Minister for Culture, Ed Vaizey, that the UK proposes to submit to UNESCO a nomination for World Heritage status for the Lake District in 2016 . The nominations for 2014 and 2015 have already b ...Read the article
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