Governance and Structure

The Blue Shield is composed of a number of national committees, coordinated by an international board.

The Blue Shield International Board (BSI) is composed of a President and four individuals who are normally members of the Board of a national committee, elected by the General Assembly. In addition, the four founding international organisations have a representative on the International Board:

Logos of the Founding Four organisations

ICA logo
Green text reading ICOMOS International Council of monuments and sites

Under its 2016 Statutes (also called the Articles of Association), BSI is a non-government, non-profit organisation with full legal status under Dutch law. The statutes set out the mission of the Blue Shield and the role and responsibilities of BSI and of national committees.

Read more about the Board
Read more about national committee activity or learn about committees Around the Globe
Read the Blue Shield 2016 Statutes (pdf)

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