The ICOMOS governing bodies met in the Bryggen Museum in the World Heritage city of Bergen, Norway, September 4-10, 2004. The event included meetings of the Executive Committee, the Advisory Committee, and a two-day strategic planning retreat for the International Scientific Committees (ISCs) of ICOMOS.
The delegations present were as follows: from the Americas – Canada, Mexico, the United States, and Uruguay; from Africa – Ivory Coast, South Africa, and Zambia; from Asia – Austrealia, Bangladesh, China, Israel, Japan, and Sri Lanka; from Europe – Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.
US/ICOMOS participants included John Fowler (Chairman, US/ICOMOS Board of Trustees), Gustavo Araoz (US/ICOMOS Executive Director and ICOMOS Vice President), Pamela Jerome (US/ICOMOS Board of Trustees and representative to the Scientific Committee retreat representing the Earthen Architecture committee).
More information on the meetings can be found in the upcoming issues of the quarterly US/ICOMOS Newsletter. The US/ICOMOS Newsletter is distributed to all US/ICOMOS members.