ICOMOS, as an independent non-governmental organisation, deploys its activities worldwide in favour of the conservation of cultural heritage through its network of members, National and International Scientific Committees and its International Secretariat.
In today’s world, heritage conservation faces countless social, political and environmental obstacles.
This report illustrates the wide variety of efforts made by ICOMOS members to overcome these challenges. After a year largely dominated by COVID-19 which has shaken many certainties,
I would like to thank in particular my predecessor Toshiyuki Kono for his leadership in enabling ICOMOS to achieve such positive results in 2020, as well as the outgoing Board and the Secretariat for showing extraordinary adaptability and professionalism!