23RD UMAR GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO BE HELD IN MALTA ON 25 MARCH 2017
XXIVth UMAR General Assembly is going to be held in Malta
on March 25, 2017.Concurrent to the General Assembly, UMAR
members are invited to attend the Conference being
organised by EFAP ( European Forum for Architectural
Policies ), sponsored by the Maltese Government as part of
its program as President of the Council of the European
Union , entitled “The New In The Old - Contemporary
Architecture in a Historic Context” which will be held on
the 23-24th March, 2017.The program of the conference can be
accessed throguh here.
General Assembly agenda is going to be focusing on revision
and amendment of UMAR Statues and Internal Rules,
preparation of UIA Seoul World Architecture Congress.
Founded in Rabat (Morocco) in 1994, the
Union of Mediterranean Architects (UMAR) draws together
national organisations representative of architects from
countries in and around the Mediterranean basin.
It was their awareness of belonging to a common culture, a
culture shaped over thousands of years into this birthplace
of civilisations that is the Mediterranean basin, that
prompted architects organisations to create UMAR.
An instrument for exchanging views and information, the
association thus encourages relationships of friendship,
solidarity and confraternity between all architects.
UMAR endeavours to reveal Architecture to be of public
interest, Architecture and the organisation of space being
expressions of culture.
The Union claims its role as spokesperson for the 300,000
architects of the Mediterranean basin in dealings with all
The registered office of the Union of
Mediterranean Architects is in Malta.
The two official languages of UMAR are English and French.