ICOMOS XIIIth GENERAL ASSEMBLY 1 - 5 DECEMBER 2002 Under the Honorary Chairmanship of Her Majesty The Queen of Spain PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME STRATEGIES FOR THE WORLD´S CULTURAL HERITAGE PRESERVATION IN A GLOBALISED WORLD PRINCIPLES, PRACTICES, PERSPECTIVES 27-29 November Pre-Assembly Meetings of the Bureau, Executive and Advisory Committees (Seville) 30 November Excursion for the Bureau, Executive and Advisory Committees to visit interesting places in Andalucia. 30 November Arrival of the participants in Madrid 1 December General excursion for the participants to various places in the surroundings of Madrid (for instance to El Escorial, La Granja, Aranjuez, Toledo, etc.) 2 December General Assembly 09.00-13.00 09.00-09.05 09.05-09.15 Registration of participants Address by the President of the XIIth General Assembly Adoption of the Agenda Election of the President and Vice-Presidents of the General Assembly Welcome by the President of the XIIIth General Assembly Election of Honorary Members Elections of the Committees on Credentials, Candidatures, Resolutions, and Ad Hoc committees: Program and Budget Guidelines until the XIVth General Assembly and other proposed ad hoc committees. Report by the President of ICOMOS Addresses by international institutions representatives Coffee break All participants are requested to be back in the conference room Solemn Inauguration of the General Assembly by HM The Queen of Spain Interpretation of the National Royal Hymn Address by the UNESCO representative Address by the Director of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Address by the Secretary of State for International Co-operation and for IberoAmerica and the President of the AECI Address by the Minister of Education, Culture and Sports Vote of thanks by the President of ICOMOS and the President of ICOMOS Spain Musical performance Inauguration of the Exhibit on Spanish Cultural Heritage Free time for lunch Report by the Secretary General of ICOMOS Report by the Treasurer General of ICOMOS Coffee break 09.15-09.20 09.20-09.25 09.25-09.40 09.40-10.00 10.00-11.15 11.15-11.30 11.30 12.00-13.00 13.00 16.00-16.20 16.20-16.40 16.40-17-00 2 December Introduction to the Scientific Symposium: keynote general presentations 17.00-17.30 Presentation n° 1: Conservation of World Heritage : from philosophy to practice. The World Heritage Convention as a reference for all cultural properties. Implementation of the World Heritage Convention and its Operational Guidelines. Presentation n° 2: The duties of the public authorities. Legal, administrative and financial aspects. Site management and methodology of conservation. Presentation n° 3: The ethical values of cultural heritage. Identity and cultural diversity. New conceptual approaches. Cultural heritage and sustainable development. Presentation n° 4: The role of ICOMOS. In relation to UNESCO, the States Parties, National Committees and International Scientific Committees. 17.30-18.00 18.00-18.30 18.30-19.00 20.00 Reception 14.30-21.00 Meetings of the G.A. Statutory Committees: Credentials, Candidates, Resolutions. Program and Budget Guidelines until the XIVth General Assembly and other Ad hoc committees 3 December Scientific symposium: Section 1 (Documentation), Section 2 (Protection) and Section 3 (Conservation), held in parallel. Each section has 10 papers of 20 minutes each. 10.00-11.00 9 papers 11.00-11.30 11.30-12.00 12.00-13.20 Coffee break 12 papers 13.20-14.00 14.00-16.00 16.00-17.00 17.00-17.30 17.30-18.00 18.00-19.00 SECTION 3 3 presentations (20 minutes) Debate 4 presentations (20 minutes) Debate 4 presentations (20 minutes) Debate 4 presentations (20 minutes) Debate 3 presentations (20 minutes) Scientific symposium: Section 4 (Monitoring), Section 5 (Training) and Section 6 (Public Awareness), held in parallel. Each section has 10 papers of 20 minutes each. 10.00-11.00 9 papers 11.00-11.30 11.30-12.00 12.00-13.20 Coffee break 12 papers 17.00-17.30 17.30-18.00 18.00-19.00 SECTION 2 3 presentations (20 minutes) Debate Free time for lunch 9 papers 3 presentations 3 presentations (20 minutes) (20 minutes) Debate Debate Debate Coffee break 10 short 3 minute presentations. General debate and conclusions 4 December 13.20-14.00 14.00-16.00 16.00-17.00 SECTION 1 3 presentations (20 minutes) Debate SECTION 4 3 presentations (20 minutes) Debate SECTION 5 3 presentations (20 minutes) Debate SECTION 6 3 presentations (20 minutes) Debate 4 presentations (20 minutes) Debate 4 presentations (20 minutes) Debate 4 presentations (20 minutes) Debate Free time for lunch 9 papers 3 presentations 3 presentations (20 minutes) (20 minutes) Debate Debate Coffee break 10 short 3 minute presentations. General debate and conclusions Total 20 minute papers Total hours of debate 60 13 3 presentations (20 minutes) Debate 5 December General Assembly 09.00-09.45 Reports on the results of the Scientific Symposium and brief presentations on the Scientific Committees' conclusions Reports of the Credentials and Candidatures Committees Presentations of candidates Coffee break Election of the President, Vice-Presidents, Secretary General, Treasurer General and 12 members of the Executive Committee In parallel: Resolutions Committee and Ad Hoc Committees (Program and Budget Guidelines until the XIVth General Assembly and other ad hoc committees). Discussions Announcement of the election results Free time for lunch General debate and adoption of the XIIIth General Assembly Resolutions Invitation to the General Assembly in Zimbabwe Invitation to the General Assembly in China Invitation to the General Assembly in Canada Closing ceremony: Address by the newly elected President of ICOMOS Meeting of the new Executive Committee Reception 09.45-10.30 10.30-10.45 10.45-11.00 11.00-14.00 14.00-17.00 17.00-18.00 18.00-18.15 18.15-18.30 18.30-18.45 18.45-19.00 19.00-21.00 20.00 *** THEMES OF THE SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIUM SECTIONS STRATEGIES FOR THE WORLD’S CULTURAL HERITAGE PRESERVATION IN A GLOBALISED WORLD PRINCIPLES, PRACTICES, PERSPECTIVES SIX SECTIONS (3 and 4 of December) : Section 1. Documentation Recording and documenting the world's cultural heritage. Listing cultural properties to be protected. New categories of heritage, such as 20th century heritage and cultural routes. Modern documentation techniques. Section 2. Protection Legislation and ethics for the protection of monuments and sites. International conventions and recommendations. Section 3. Conservation Principles and practices of conservation. From the Venice Charter to the World Heritage Convention. The Nara Document on authenticity and the ICOMOS charters in the present global context. Management plans. The practice of restoration of works of art and movable objects as integral part of historic buildings. Economics of conservation. Financing conservation programs. Preservation as sustainable development. Section 4. Monitoring Periodic reporting and reactive monitoring. General methodology. Specific types of heritage: monuments, archaeological sites, cultural landscapes, historic towns… Preventive conservation. Risk preparedness. Section 5. Training Conservation research and science. Capacity building. Co-operation with higher education. Section 6. Public awareness The social role of the community. Education. The ICOMOS World Report on Monuments and Sites in danger (Heritage at Risk). Cultural Tourism.