Thursday, May 20, 2010

13th Annual US/ICOMOS International Symposium

Economic Benefits, Social Opportunities, and Challenges of Supporting Cultural Heritage for Sustainable Development

20-22 May, 2010
Washington, DC

The 13th Annual US/ICOMOS International Symposium, organized in partnership with the World Bank and co-sponsored by the Italian Trust Fund for Cultural Heritage and the National Park Service, will focus on the increasingly complex relationships between cultural heritage and the world’s market economies. It will look at real world problems and practical solutions through formal presentations, round tables and group discussions. More....

The International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) is an association of professionals that currently brings together approximately 9500 members throughout the world. ICOMOS serves as an advisory body to the UNESCO World Heritage Center, providing peer review and other advisory services related to the World Heritage list.

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