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ICOMOS Canada is the Canadian National Committee of the International Council on Monuments and Sites. As such, it is the focus of international cultural resources exchange in Canada sharing preservation information and expertise worldwide.
ICOMOS International Council on Monuments and Sites
ICOMOS is an international non-governmental organization of professionals, dedicated to the conservation of the world's historic monuments and sites.
IIC International Institute for Conservation
The principal activity of the IIC Institute (International Institute for Conservation) is the promotion of the knowledge, methods and working standards needed to protect and preserve historic and artistic works. The IIC collaborates closely with the International Centre for Conservation in Rome (ICCROM)and with the Committee for Conservation of the International Council of Museums(ICOM-CC).
IIC The International Institute for Conservation
The main goal of the organisation is to preserve ethics and high working standards among conservators. Another reason for the creation a Nordic group was to build a strong link between conservators all over the five Nordic countries.
Distance learning & categorization in onservation of cultural heritage - The target groups include dozens of conservators and hundreds of students in twelve institutions in eight countries who are being given access to specialised training which would otherwise have been inaccessible. Video-conferencing and the Internet are being used to agree conservation criteria, catalogue artefacts (including risk/didactic value criteria), train trainers and teach students.
Institute of Destination Architects and Designers
International Professional Body of Destination/Coastal Architects and Designers
International Conservation Society
The International Conservation Society(ICS)promotes preservation of the environment, wildlife, and indigenous peoples.
International Paper Historians (IPH)
The IPH integrates professionals of different branches and all friends of paper within the field of paper history. It coordinates all interests and activities in paper history as an international specialist association co-operating with international, regional and local organisations not only of paper historians but also of keepers of archives and libraries, conservators, arthistorians, specialists in books, printing and technology, associations of the paper industry, the publishing trade etc., including handicraft and artistic activities in connection with paper. To reach these goals, IPH provides the necessary means.
European Network for Heritage Interpretation. A European informal coordination body dedicated to promoting high quality in the presentation and interpretation of the European natural and cultural heritage through a continent-wide association of individuals and supporting organisations.
Natural Stone Institute
The Natural Stone Institute aims to provide a knowledge base that promotes a better understanding of natural stone from quarrying to use in the built environment. The NSI promotes good practice through education, information, training and research
OVPM / OWHC / OCPM
The Organization of World Heritage Cities consists of the 187 cities in which are located inhabited sites that are listed as cultural properties on the World Heritage List of UNESCO. The OWHC's mission is to promote the implementation of the World Heritage Convention by helping municipal administrators access the information they need this challenge. To this end, the OWHC organizes symposia and seminars dealing with the challenges to be met in the realm of management and strategies pertaining to the development and preservation of historic sites.
Organization of World Heritage Cities
The Organization of World Heritage Cities (OWHC) was created to assist member cities adapt and improve their management methods in relation to the specific requirements of having a site inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
PADI Preserving Access to Digital Information
The National Library of Australia's Preserving Access to Digital Information (PADI) initiative aims to provide mechanisms that will help to ensure that information in digital form is managed with appropriate consideration for preservation and future access.
Participatory Avenues promotes visualizing techniques for merging peoples' knowledge and traditional spatial information to better deal with collaborative research and planning for NRM, conflict resolution and resource tenure.
SEPIA Safeguarding European Photographic Images for Access
SEPIA (Safeguarding European Photographic Images for Access) is a EU-funded project focusing on preservation of photographic materials. The website contains information about the project and references to other resources in relation to photographic preservation issues.
SOLINET is a membership network of libraries and other information organizations, works in collaboration with many partners, from local to international, to provide leadership for cooperative action, improve access to information, and enable members to effectively anticipate and address the region’s needs for education, economic development, and improved quality of life.
The American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works
The American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC) is the national membership organization of conservation professionals dedicated to preserving the art and historic artifacts of our cultural heritage for future generations
The International Council of Museums
ICOM is devoted to the promotion and development of museums and the museum profession at an international level
The International Institute for Conservation
The principal activity of the Institute is the promotion of the knowledge, methods and working standards needed to protect and preserve historic and artistic works. The Institute was founded in 1950 and currently has 3500 members in 75 countries. The IIC collaborates closely with ICCROM (International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property) and ICOM-CC (International Council of Museums Committee for Conservation).
The Society For the Preservation Of New England Antiquities
The Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities (SPNEA) is a museum of cultural history that preserves, interprets, and collects buildings, landscapes,and objects reflecting New England life from the 17th century to the present, for the enjoyment and benefit of all.