In Yaroslavl at the conference will discuss issues of preservation of cultural heritage

© RIA Novosti / A. Solomonovicha in fotoball. Archival photoIn Yaroslavl at the conference will discuss issues of preservation of cultural heritage© RIA Novosti / A. Solomonovicha the image Bank

Problems of preservation of objects of the world cultural and natural heritage awareness and education in this area will be discussed at the annual conference of the National Committee of ICOMOS in Yaroslavl, the press service of the event.

The international Council on monuments and sites (ICOMOS) is an international consultant and the responsible authority in UNESCO decision-making in the field of heritage protection. The organization’s experts make a conclusion on the objects that should be included in the world heritage List.

Conference of the National Committee of ICOMOS, international scientific Symposium «Cultural heritage — a platform for dialogue» will be held in Yaroslavl, from 21 to 23 June. Chairman of the Provisional Council of the National Committee of ICOMOS is academician Alexander Kudryavtsev.

«Among the goals and objectives of the event — the identification and demonstration of the positive experience and achievements in the field of preservation and promotion of objects of the world cultural and natural heritage on the territory of the Russian Federation; the international discussion of problems and directions in the field of preservation of objects of the world cultural and natural heritage, promoting education in this sphere», — said the press service.

In addition, experts for the conservation of cultural heritage from ten countries will discuss questions of interaction of state power bodies and local self-government bodies, cultural institutions and other agencies, and will also exchange experiences in solving problems in the field of preservation of the world cultural and natural heritage.

The press service said that in the days of the Symposium will have six thematic sections, in particular, «world heritage: problems and prospects,» «Objects of archaeological heritage», «Urban restoration and reconstruction» and others.

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