are a non-profit-organization
with international affiliations, committed to working
towards the inclusion of Melaka as one of UNESCO's
World Heritage Cities, by ensuring that development
plans and projects implemented in the State do not
damage heritage sites or violate any UNESCO's guidelines
towards achieving 'heritage city' status.
to the implementation of the Convention concerning
the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural
Heritage and the International Charter for the Protection
of Historic Cities.
national, regional and international cooperation
in the exchange of information and expertise pertaining
to historic cities, towns, religious buildings,
historical sites and buildings.
- Work in close collaboration
with other organizations pursuing similar goals.
- Support the efforts of
the Melaka State Government in the restoration and
the preservation of the cultural and national heritage,
located at St Paul's Hill and within a 5km radius
of it, which we have identified as 'Melaka Cultural
Corridor' and 'Melaka Museum Belt.'
- Ensure better links between
specialist organizations undertaking historical
research and the Melaka Municipality and PERZIM,
and help in maintaining a balance between the economic
development programs of the Municipality on one
hand and the preservation of historical and heritage
sites on the other.
- Sensitize Melakans and
Malaysians to patrimonial values and the need to
protect, restore and preserve historical and cultural
- To work with Melaka State
and Federal authorities to do the necessary research
and documentation of cultural and heritage sites
at and within a 2km radius around of St Paul's Hill
referred to as 'Melaka Cultural Corridor' and the
'Museum Belt' for the purpose of supporting Melaka's
nomination and acceptance as a heritage city. Some
of these sites are 'A Famosa", St Paul's Church,
the Stadhuys, Heren Street, Jonkers Street, Nyonya
and Baba ancestral homes and the Portuguese Settlement.
- To assist the State Government
identify and prepare the necessary documentation
of all artifacts of cultural and historical significance
recovered from ancient shipwrecks off the coast
of Melaka towards supporting Melaka's request to
be declared a heritage city.
- The ICEF Calendar/Agenda
for the period 2002-2005 is as follows: -
- To lobby relevant
authorities and work towards the nomination
and acceptance of the historical city of Melaka
as a World Heritage City
- To assist future city
mayors in maintaining Melaka's status as a heritage
- Set up communications
- Arrange for financing
and funding of projects
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(Melaka - World Heritage City)
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