Our role as the Philippine National Committee of ICOMOS in the Philippines’ nascent heritage field is to promote applied research, theory, and scientific methodology as we conserve and protect our architectural landmarks, monuments, heritage landscapes, and archaeological sites. We work towards a future that better manages change in heritage sites, so succeeding generations enjoy authentic experiences of our cultural heritage properties.
ICOMOS is an international NGO that works for the conservation and protection of cultural heritage places. Its network of over 10,000 expert members from 132 countries, represented through national committees and international scientific committees contribute to improving preservation of the world’s heritage sites. It is an advisory body to UNESCO on matters of world heritage.