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International Council of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS)

ICOMOS is a non-governmental international organisation dedicated to the conservation of the world's monuments and sites.

ICOMOS works for the conservation and protection of cultural heritage places. It is the only global non-government organisation of this kind, which is dedicated to promoting the application of theory, methodology, and scientific techniques to the conservation of the architectural and archaeological heritage.

ICOMOS is a network of experts that benefits from the interdisciplinary exchange of its members, among which are architects, historians, archaeologists, art historians, geographers, anthropologists, engineers and town planners.

The members of ICOMOS contribute to improving the preservation of heritage, the standards and the techniques for each type of cultural heritage property: buildings, historic cities, cultural landscapes and archaeological sites

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International Council of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) Projects

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CVI Africa: Values-based Climate Change Risk Assessment: Piloting the Climate Vulnerability Index for Cultural Heritage in Africa

In many regions of Africa, the risks from climate change to cultural heritage are pronounced. The response to these threats has profound implications for the wider cultural an…

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Survey of Registered Cultural Monuments of Christianity in Albania, Phase 2

This project continues work of a previous AFCP grant to conduct a nationwide survey of registered cultural monuments of Christianity in Albania.

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3D-Scanning of Heritage Sites in Syria and Iraq (Project ANQA)

This project aims to create 3D scans of monuments in Syria and to publish all materials online for free.

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