International Committee for Documentation of Cultural Heritage (CIPA)

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History

Founded 1969, as a joint committee liaising between International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) and International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS). Original title: Comité international de photogrammétrie architecturale - Comité ICOMOS et ISPRS pour la documentation du patrimoine culturel (CIPA) -- International Committee for Architectural Photogrammetry - ICOMOS and ISPRS Committee for Documentation of Cultural Heritage. Previously also referred to as ICOMOS International Committee for Architectural Photogrammetry -- Comité international de photogrammétrie architecturale de l'ICOMOS. Most recent statutes adopted 1 Jan 2005.

Aims

Improve all methods for surveying cultural monuments and sites, especially by synergy effects gained by the combination of methods under special consideration of photogrammetry with all its aspects, as an important contribution to recording and perceptual monitoring of cultural heritage, to preservation and restoration of any valuable architectural or other cultural monument, object or site, as a support to architectural and other art-historical research.

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Activities

Knowledge management/information dissemination; research and development; events/meetings; training/education.

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Languages

English, French, German.

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 3 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 3 non-governmental organizations.
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Members in 0 countries
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Subjects *

  • Information
    • Documentation
  • Culture
    • Culture
  • Aesthetics
    • Heritage
    • Monuments

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

UIA Org ID

E9453

Last News Received

18. Oct 2016
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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