The International Committee on the Underwater Cultural Heritage (ICUCH) was founded in 1991 by ICOMOS Australia to promote international cooperation in the protection and management of underwater cultural heritage and to advise the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) on issues related to underwater cultural heritage around the world.
Protecting and Promoting the World’s Fragile and Finite Underwater Cultural Heritage for the Benefit of Humanity.
Protecting and Preserving the World’s Underwater Cultural Heritage for Future Generations.
Statute of the International Scientific Committee ICOMOS – ICUCH.
Dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the 2021 UNESCO convention.
December 2020 – December 2021
ICUCH has members from different regions and countries who are experts in underwater archaeology, maritime history, heritage management and related fields.