Russia

To coordinate the UNESCO programs work in the field of culture the following committees have been established:

  • The Russian Committee of the International Council of Museums (ICOM Russia) (President - Director General of the State Memorial and Natural Preserve “Museum-Estate of Leo Tolstoy “Yasnaya Polyana”, V.I.Tolstoy);
  • The Russian Committee of the International Council on Monuments and Sites - ICOMOS Russia (Vice President - Head of the Department of Cultural Heritage of Ilya Glazunov's Russian Academy of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture N.A.Potapova);
  • The Russian National World Heritage Committee;
  • The Russian Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (Chair - Director of the State House of Folk Arts T.Purtova).