— At the invitation of the ICOMOS National Committee of the German Democratic Republic, participants from 11 countries held a
symposium in Dresden from November 15th to 19th, 1982 on the subject of the “Reconstruction of Monuments Destroyed by War”.
has observed once again in Dresden with profound shock, what terrible suf ering and losses war causes for people and their
recognized the achievement of the government and people of the German Democratic Republic, in reclaiming a substantial
part of their treasures that had been damaged or believed lost, and in particular, architectural monuments,
against this background gives its full support to the recommendation (No. 308) of the 2nd World Conference of Unesco
(Mexico, August 1982), concerning the prevention of wars,
and agrees also with the resolution concerning the same subject, adopted by the VIth General Assembly of ICOMOS in 1981