• Stories for the Next 50

    On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the World Heritage Convention, the Canadian Commission for UNESCO (CCUNESCO), ICOMOS Canada, and Parks Canada are organizing a virtual symposium on November 8th, 9th, and 10th entitled Stories for the Next 50: … Read More

  • Stories of Self-Liberation across the Americas

    ICOMOS Canada is proud to partner with US/ICOMOS for a webinar about the International Underground Railroad. Experts will share “Stories of Self-Liberation across the Americas” on Monday 26 September at 2pm EDT (8pm CEST) on Zoom. Learn about the history … Read More

  • ICOMOS Canada 2022 Symposium

    The 2022 Symposium will contextualise ICOMOS Canada’s international leadership in Canada, foster discussion on emerging trends in the cultural heritage sector, and strength the network of cultural heritage professionals. These pillars will guide the content and theme of the Symposium.

  • ICOMOS Canada 2022 Annual General Meeting

    The ICOMOS Canada Board of Directors would like to invite our members to participate in the 2022 Annual General Meeting. The AGM will focus on discussing statutory matters including announcing the 2022-2023 ICOMOS Canada Board of Directors. We will also … Read More

  • ICOMOS University Forum: Knowledge Areas for Heritage Education

    ICOMOS Canada invites you to the first Online ICOMOS University Forum organized by Canadian academic members of the Climate Heritage Network. This two-session panel discussion will focus on identifying and defining knowledge areas for heritage education that can support the … Read More

  • Culture Under Fire: Protecting Ukrainian Heritage

    Panel discussion and live Q&A Join our virtual event and participate in a live discussion about the evolving crisis in Ukraine following the Russian invasion, the violations of human rights and continuous destruction of cultural heritage.  How is the international … Read More

  • Virtual Conference: The International Day of Monuments and Sites – The impacts of climate change on the built heritage

    ICOMOS Canada would like to invite you to a public round table discussion that will discuss the impact of climate change on our built heritage. April 18th was declared the International Day of Monuments and Sites by UNESCO at the … Read More

  • The Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada: Call for Candidates

    ICOMOS Canada would like to invite their members to consider heeding the call for applications for the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada. The Government of Canada is looking for candidates interested in serving as the Newfoundland and Labrador, … Read More

  • ICOMOS Mentorship Pilot: Information Session

    ICOMOS Canada would like to invite you to the ICOMOS Mentorship Pilot, an initiative that seeks to establish an aggregated platform for mentroship good practices at ICOMOS, promote diversity of mentorship formats and models, and support internal mentorship initiatives. The … Read More

  • Mali at the heart of the celebration of the Afro-descendants Heritage Month

    ICOMOS Canada is partnering with the Embassy of Mali to Canada, to honor and celebrate the enormous contributions that Black people have made, and continue to make in all sectors of society. Celebrating Black History Month is about celebrating resilience, … Read More

  • Blue Shield 25th Anniversary Conference

    December 2021, marks the 25th anniversary of the Blue Shield, an organization dedicated to highlighting and protecting cultural heritage at risk. In 1996, ICA, ICOM, ICOMOS, and IFLA came together in Paris and signed an agreement to create the International Committee … Read More

  • ICOMOS PRERICO Seminar: Living Religious Heritage in a Changing World

    Living heritage is an approach to heritage conservation established at an international level by ICCROM following the launch of the Living Heritage Sites program. Living heritage can be characterized as cultural heritage, tangible and intangible, which is still in use … Read More

  • The International Co-Sponsored Meeting on Culture, Heritage and Climate Change

    The International Co-Sponsored Meeting on Culture, Heritage and Climate Change is a joint initiative between The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), UNESCO, and ICOMOS. This year The International Co-Sponsored Meeting on Culture, Heritage and Climate Change (ICSM CHC) will … Read More

  • ICOMOS Webinar Series | OCD-RBA Heritage Thursdays

    ICOMOS Canada would like to invite you to join us for the final Heritage Thursday webinar for 2021! This Heritage Thursdays webinar organized by the ICOMOS Our Common Dignity Rights-Based Approaches Working Group is focusing on coastal heritage, communities, and … Read More

  • 2021 Online lecture series: Inclusive and Participatory World Heritage Interpretation and Presentation

    Since 2020, the preparatory office for the International Centre for the Interpretation and Presentation of World Heritage Sites under the auspices of UNESCO (WHIPIC), has been holding online lecture series to offer an opportunity for a better understanding of World … Read More

  • Opportunities and Challenges in protecting our Cultural Heritage: ICOMOS’ International collaboration trajectory

    Heritage Ottawa is hosting Mario Santana-Quintero (ICOMOS Secretary General and ICOMOS Canada Director), one of the leaders of the cultural heritage and conservation sectors, in a lecture that will outline the many threats and challenges that cultural heritage faces. Established … Read More

  • Webinar: “Heritage for the Future” | Introducing The Youth in Heritage Program

    Join us for a stimulating exchange between some of the leaders of the heritage movement in Canada, including, Christophe Rivet (President of ICOMOS Canada), Chris Uchiyama (President of the Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals), Julien Silvestre (Executive Director of the … Read More

  • Climate Change: A threat to archaeological heritage?

    ICOMOS Canada is launching a webinar series exploring the impact of climate change on places of science. On August 19th, 12PM-1PM EDT, we are hosting University of Toronto Professor Dr. Max Friesen and Dr. Meredith Wiggins for a discussion on … Read More

  • ICOMOS Canada 2021 Annual Meeting

    As we re-emerge from the global pandemic, ICOMOS Canada is looking ahead by reflecting on its past and planning for its future. Join us online on Saturday, August 14th from 11AM to 2PM EDT for ICOMOS Canada’s General Assembly. This … Read More

  • 2021 International Online Workshop on Indigenous Heritage

    The ICOMOS Working Group on Indigenous Heritage is virtually hosting its inaugural International Workshop from Wednesday March 10th to Friday March 12th, 2021. The three day workshop will consist of keynote speakers, panel discussions, breakout discussions, and artistic expressions / … Read More

  • Authenticity & Outstanding Universal Value

    Many challenges related to identification and presentation of Indigenous heritage arise from differences in understanding key World Heritage concepts, such as, “outstanding”, “exceptional”, “universal” and “authenticity”.  Considering this, the webinar discussion, Authenticity & Outstanding Universal Value  will be guided by … Read More