Between Eusebi Casanelles, the president of TICCIH, The International Committee for the Conservation of the Industrial Heritage,

and on the other hand Nikos Belavilas, the president of TICCIH Greece,


1)    TICCIH is the world organization for industrial heritage, its goals are to promote international cooperation of individuals and institutions in preserving, conserving, investigating, documenting, researching, interpreting and advancing education of the industrial heritage in the world.
2)    TICCIH was formally established in 1978, in 1999 it was constituted a “Charitable Trust” and is governed as such by the current legislation in Great Britain.
3)    The members of TICCIH are both individual members and institutions.
4)    It is organised through national associations in those countries where there is a recognised national institution.
5)    The members in each country choose a national committee which elects a national representative. The national representative participates in meetings convened by the TICCIH President.
6)    TICCIH is also organised through international thematic sections.
7)    TICCIH represents industrial heritage at an international level and provides expert advice to ICOMOS, according to an agreement signed between TICCIH and ICOMOS in 2000, to assess the importance of sites which UNESCO is considering for the World Heritage List.
8)    TICCIH organises an international congress every three years and various intermediate conferences.
9)    TICCIH Greece was established in 1992 and is a charitable organisation made up of individual members and Greek institutions governed by the Law of citizens associations.
10)    TICCIH Greece is a committee to promote information and cooperation on the archaeology, the study, the protection and appreciation of the industrial heritage in Greece. It ‘Deltio gia ti viomichaniki klironomia (Bulletin for the Industrial Heritage) , free for members and friends of TICCIH .
11)    TICCIH Greece organises national conferences and study days.
12)    The Board of TICCIH recognises that TICCIH Greece is the principal organisation involved in the industrial heritage of Greece and accepted as such by those working in this field.
13)    The Board of TICCIH considers that the TICCIH Greece fulfils correctly its objectives, which are the same as those of TICCIH, for which reason it does not organise a national committee in the Greece.
14)    TICCIH Greece wishes to be the institution that represents TICCIH international in Greece.

The Boards of the two organisations agree that

15)    TICCIH Greece represents TICCIH in Greece.
16)    The Board of TICCIH Greece will nominate a TICCIH National Committee constituted by a minimum of seven persons who may or may not be members of TICCIH Greece. At least half plus one will be members of TICCIH Greece and may sit on its Board.
17)    The National Committee will choose the National Representative of TICCIH in Greece.
18)    TICCIH Greece will promote individual membership of TICCIH in Greece and spread information on the work and activities of TICCIH and provide information for TICCIH publications and its web page.
19)    TICCIH Greece and the Greek National Committee will cooperate with the thematic sections and promote them. TICCIH Greece and the National Committee may organise TICCIH international regional conferences.
20)    TICCIH Greece will encourage its members to attend TICCIH meetings and help the national representative to attend meetings of TICCIH national representatives.
21)    TICCIH will allow TICCIH Greece the use of the TICCIH logo in all its activities.
22)    TICCIH and TICCIH Greece will work together to promote World Heritage Sites.
23)    TICCIH Greece will pay an annual membership fee in proportion to its membership.
24)    TICCIH Greece will keep TICCIH informed of changes of the National Committee.
25)    In the case of problems arising for TICCIH’s representation in the Greece, TICCIH will have the right to resolve them.