"Local Nelson conservation architect Ian Bowman will shortly be travelling to New Delhi to represent New Zealand members of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS). This is the only global non-governmental organization of the world’s experts in architectural, landscape and archaeological heritage conservation. Ian is the New Zealand national president and will be joining 110 other national presidents and more than 1000 members to the three yearly General Assembly.
"The 19th General Assembly in New Delhi will be electing a new President and a new Secretary General. For the first time in its 57 year history candidates for these top positions are from the Asia Pacific region. Professor Toshiyuki Kono of Japan is the only candidate for President and architect Peter Phillips from Australia is the only candidate for Secretary General. ..."
"One particular event organized by ICOMOS Australia, New Zealand and Pasifika is a conference in Fiji in October 2018 on Pacific conservation issues. This is one of a number of events proposed in the region leading up to the next General Assembly which is likely to be confirmed for Sydney in 2020.
The Media Release is as follows:
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