ICOMOS is unique non-governmental, not-for-profit international organisation committed to furthering the conservation, protection, use and enhancement of the world’s cultural heritage

ICOMOS is dedicated to the development of common doctrines, the evolution and circulation of knowledge, the creation of improved conservation techniques, and the promotion of cultural heritage significance. It has built a solid philosophical, doctrinal and managerial framework for the sustainable conservation of heritage around the world.

As an official advisory body to the World Heritage Committee for the implementation of the UNESCO World Heritage Convention, ICOMOS evaluates nominations and advises on the state of conservation of properties inscribed on the World Heritage List.

For more information: www.icomos.org


Since its establishment in 1974, ICOMOS Turkey National Committee had been continuing its national and international activities like providing trainings about the World Heritage Areas in Turkey or other subjects, preparing reports, meetings, etc. in a relation with the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. Today, the Committee has 143 Individual Members and 1 Institutional Member (Ministry of Culture and Tourism). Coordination of the projects to be actualized is facilitated by the Board members, who are elected to serve for a period of 3 years. Members of the Committee participate in different projects and activities on a volunteer basis.

For more information: www.icomos.org.tr

ICOMOS Turkey National Board
Presidentİclal Dinçer
Vice PresidentZeynep Ahunbay
Secretary GeneralZeynep Gül Ünal
TreasurerGülsün Tanyeli
Board MembersYegan Kahya
Cevat Erder
Can Binan

ICOMOS Turkey National Executive Committee
Yegan Kahya
İclal Dinçer
Zeynep Ahunbay
Cevat Erder
Can Binan
Gülsün Tanyeli
Zeynep Gül Ünal
Eti Akyüz Levi
Burçin Altınsay
Nevzat İlhan
Tamer Gök
Demet Binan
Deniz Mazlum
Cengiz Can
Nuran Zeren Gülersoy