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The International Coordinating Committee for the Safeguarding and Development of the Historic Site of Angkor (ICC-Angkor) is a regular meeting that discusses the ongoing projects at Angkor. This news story presents some of the announcements from the recent meeting held earlier in June.

Angkor preservation discussed
Phnom Penh Post, 05 June 2015

In the face of the worldwide destruction of ancient monuments by terror groups such as the Islamic State, representatives from countries and preservation organisations across the globe gathered in Siem Reap yesterday to discuss the preservation of Cambodia’s most important tourist attraction.

The 24th technical session meeting of the International Coordinating Committee for the Safeguarding and Development of the Historic Site of Angkor (ICC-Angkor) was organised by UNESCO and co-chaired by Japan and France.

It facilitates the exchange of ideas on restoration, archaeological research, tourism and sustainable development methods for the 12th-century Angkor Wat temple complex, recently voted as the number one traveller’s choice landmark in the world by readers of travel site Trip Advisor.

Full story here.

Author: Noel Tan

Dr Noel Hidalgo Tan is the Senior Specialist in Archaeology at SEAMEO-SPAFA, the Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Archaelogy and Fine Arts.

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