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INTO members

Our members are generally non-governmental organisations that have as a principal purpose the conservation, enhancement, or promotion of cultural or natural heritage

Global heritage issues

INTO seeks to build awareness of heritage issues across the world including emergency response to the Indonesian earthquakes

Connecting people

INTO is a union of conservation bodies that share much more than just a name and here volunteers are working with the National Trust of Fiji

Inspiring next generations

INTO member organisations work with young people to build awareness of heritage issues, like this An Taisce Green School group in Ireland

2017 INTO Conference

The National Trusts of the world gather every two years to exchange information and discuss important issues. In 2017 the 17th ICNT will be held in Bali Indonesia. Registration for this event is now open.

Capacity building

Our Central European Project brought together practitioners from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia with partners in the UK to explore new strategies for heritage

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2017 Conference will be in Bali

The International Conference of National Trust #17 OUR CULTURAL HERITAGE, THE KEY TO ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY: The ICNT 2017 will take place in Bali, an island in Indonesia with particularly strong cultural roots.. Religious rules and rituals are embedded in family life, social interactions of all types, arts, occupations, and practical skills. Its rich tradition is also expressed in the integration of culture and the environment.

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INTO Programmes and Campaigns

INTO serves as an indispensable resource among National Trust and like-minded organisations, bringing people together to share information, best practices and inspiration. We offer an invaluable bank of knowledge and experience to strengthen existing National Trusts and similar bodies towards the achievement of their objectives, and to empower communities seeking to develop new Trust-like organisations.

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News from our Member Trusts

The INTO membership includes established organisations which have been practising heritage conservation for many years as well as new and developing Trusts. No one has all the answers and there is as much for the mature bodies to learn as the fledgling ones. Here a National Trust apprentice joiner from the UK shares experience on an INTO Working Holiday in Tongli, China.

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Our Amicus Programme

The INTO Amicus Programme brings together a very special group of individuals who care deeply about the important international work that INTO performs. Amicus members contribute financially in support of INTO and share in being a direct part of this special group.

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Our Latest Posts

  • Who owns the Monuments?...

    International conference on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of National Trust of Slovakia on 9 November 2016 in Bratislava
    This conference offers a forum for presenting and sharing the experiences and best practices of the National Trust movement and similar NGO, state […]

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  • Historic hotels with a past: INTO f...

    A recent article by Kristy Alpert in Global Traveler Magazine shows how historic hotels provide a tangible way of linking to the past that goes beyond the house museum experience.  The fact that you can stay in them like our predecessors […]

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  • An update on the National Trust of ...

    After various meetings and conversations with the team hoping to establish a National Trust of Georgia, we were delighted to hear that they had been offered their first property, soon to be headquarters, in Tbilisi! 
    No 33 Metekhi Street, by Tbilisi’s Avlabari district
    Their […]

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  • And the winner is … INTO Smal...

    We are pleased to announce the award of an INTO Small Grant to the Sierra Leone Monuments and Relics Commission, our newest members.  
    The grant will support an awareness raising campaign on Bunce Island, the site of European slave trade operations in the […]

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  • Best view of the Mary Rose in 471 y...

    A blog by Catherine Leonard, INTO Secretary-General
    The children broke up from school this week which happily coincided with the reopening of the Mary Rose Museum, Portsmouth home of Henry VIII’s warship which sank in 1545.
    After over 400 years under water, […]

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  • Summer holiday countdown (Weekly bl...

    A blog by Catherine Leonard (Secretary-General)
    Engaging young people with the work of National Trusts around the world
    In our house, it’s nearly time to sing the ubiquitous end of term song “one more day to go, one more day of sorrow … […]

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  • Message from Oliver Maurice –...

    I will be attending COP 22 in Marrakech from 7 – 18 November on behalf of the INTO membership and hope that one or two members will join me. I am currently in discussion with Andrew Potts, CEO of US […]

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  • INTO Hosts it’s Second Global...

    Everyone is invited to our second ‘Town Hall’ meeting. An opportunity to share updates, to compare projects, to renew conversations. The Second Global Check-In will be held on August 2nd starting at 1:00 PM GMT. Everyone is welcome, but you […]

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  • Celebrating 50 years of REMPART wor...

    A blog by Catherine Leonard, Secretary-General

    I first came across REMPART at the Oslo Conference for Voluntary Organisations in the Field of Cultural Heritage in September 2000.   Sabine Guilbert, who was International Relations Manager at the time, presented an organisation which […]

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The overarching mission of INTO is to promote the conservation and enhancement of the cultural and natural heritage of all nations for the benefit of the people of the world

INTO is an international network of National Trusts and similar non-governmental organisations, globally diverse but united in a shared commitment to work through cooperation, coordination and comradeship. INTO works to develop and promote best conservation practices, increase the capacity of individual organisations, establish Trusts where they do not presently exist, and advocate in the interests of heritage conservation.

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