UN Habitat

Following the discussion within the Executive Committee of ICOMOS and finally the recent decision of the ICOMOS Bureau, Gustavo Araoz ICOMOS President has signed the Statement of Commitment by ICOMOS as Associate Partner of the World Urban Campaign.

The main purposes is to establish a collaborative arrangement between UN HABITAT and ICOMOS to achieve common objectives, and to provide a basis for cooperation on the World Urban Campaign and its various component projects and initiatives.

This collaboration regards the insertion of the role of the culture in the New Agenda and the aim to explain the sense of the culture in the field of Conservation of Urban Heritage. The objective of this collaboration is to affirm that the role of culture is important.

ICOMOS is interesting to participate in the New HABITAT Agenda procedure regarding the creativity in the future modern policies for the preservation and revival of historic cities, towns and urban areas. The research of the creative approach and of innovative ways is the drawing value of the urban culture and heritage.

UN-Habitat cooperation is proposed to be based on the ISCs in those areas that correspond to UN Habitat interests as CIVVIH.

Let_9_UN-Habitat_WUC_20140204.pdf30.04 KB
WUC Associate Partner Statement of Commitment_ICOMOS_20140204.pdf250.72 KB
CIVVIH WUF report by Jeff Soule.pdf690.66 KB

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