‘Delhi Declaration on Heritage and Democracy’ adopted at closing session of ICOMOS 19th General Assembly; Unesco

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India – Red Fort Complex

The ‘Delhi Declaration on Heritage and Democracy’ was adopted at the closing session of the ICOMOS 19th General Assembly in New Delhi, India, on 15th December 2017, at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium-Auditorium in New Delhi, India. The Delhi Declaration emphasized the understanding that people’s perspective is central to heritage, and the General Assembly declared that ethical principles have to be developed for heritage. Cultural identities should not be compromised by uniform and insensitive planning. Collection and dissemination of information related to a heritage resource must be done in a transparent manner, using digital technologies by governments and institutions.

The ICOMOS General Assembly occurs every three years and the Indian National Committee of ICOMOS hosted this 19th General Assembly from 11th to 15th December, 2017.

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