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  • Rulebook on the Activities of the Commission as Regards International Cooperation

    The “Rulebook on the Activities of the Commission as Regards International Cooperation” outlines the procedures for the Commission to Preserve National Monuments in Bosnia and Herzegovina to engage in international relations. It specifies the Commission’s roles in initiating and executing international agreements, participating in negotiations, and representing Bosnia and Herzegovina’s interests in international conventions related to national monuments. The document details the Commission’s involvement in various international cooperation efforts, including collaboration with INTERPOL, UNESCO inscription submissions, and fundraising for monument preservation. It mandates annual reporting to the Presidency of Bosnia

    The General Framework Agreement for Peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Dayton Peace Agreement), Annex 8 – Agreement on the Commission to Preserve National Monuments

    The Dayton Peace Agreement’s Annex 8 establishes the Commission to Preserve National Monuments as a commitment to protect cultural and historical heritage in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It reflects the importance of preserving national monuments not only as a means of honoring cultural identity but also as a fundamental aspect of post-conflict recovery and reconciliation. The agreement underscores the need for cooperation and respect for the heritage that embodies the history and identity of the region, aiming to ensure that such treasures are safeguarded for future generations. Through this annex, the

    Стратегија развоја културе Републике Србије од 2020. до 2029. године (Strategy for the Development of Culture in the Republic of Serbia from 2020 to 2029)

    The document outlines a comprehensive plan to integrate cultural heritage into the broader strategy for cultural development. It emphasizes the preservation of Serbia’s unique cultural space through productive cooperation among individual and collective cultural actors, recognizing cultural diversity as a special asset. The strategy is committed to protecting and promoting Serbian cultural heritage and creativity, both domestically and among the Serbian diaspora. It aims to encourage research and development of the Serbian cultural identity and the identities of the people of Serbia, promoting a culture of memory and awareness of

    Decreto-Lei n.º 11/2024, de 8 de janeiro: alteração do estatuto das orquestras regionais

    The decree-law focuses on the establishment of regional orchestras and outlines various provisions related to their functioning. It emphasises the promotion of cultural heritage, educational activities, and training opportunities for music students and professionals. Regional orchestras pursue goals of public interest in the field of the dissemination of classical music in the different communities in which they are located. The objectives of regional orchestras are, among others, to promote people’s access to cultural enjoyment and creation, to collaborate with local institutions and cultural agents to build an integrated and richer


    (Flemish Cultural Heritage Decree) The Flemish government has introduced the Cultural Heritage Decree to encourage the proper care and management of cultural heritage. The main goals are to create a robust cultural heritage field, promote high-quality and sustainable activities, and enhance the social integration of cultural heritage. This involves supporting organizations and communities engaged in cultural heritage work, fostering the development of various heritage practices, and facilitating collaboration to strengthen a network of cultural heritage entities. The decree also emphasizes international cooperation, aiming to promote exchange and enhance the cultural

    Emirates Declaration on Cultural-based Climate Action

    This text provides a summary of the Emirates Declaration on Cultural-based Climate Action, focusing on the intersection of culture and climate change. The declaration acknowledges the urgent need for ambitious efforts to limit global warming to 1.5°C and emphasizes the devastating impacts of climate change on tangible and intangible heritage. It highlights the crucial role of culture in achieving the long-term goals of the Paris Agreement and promoting low carbon, just, and climate resilient futures. The declaration outlines commitments to integrate culture into climate action and to promote culture-based climate

    Historic and Archaeological Heritage and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2023

    This legislation regulates the the preservation and promotion of historic heritage, with a particular focus on archaeological and architectural heritage. It outlines the coordination and development of public policy to promote the best practices in preserving Irish Heritage. It also highlights general prohibitions, such as false or misleading statements, obstruction of heritage sites, and knowingly supplying equipment for use in an offense under this act. Moreover, it outlines general powers, inspections, enforcement notices and arrest, search and seizure powers of officers and other relevant bodies in the protection of Heritage

    Green paper on the Sustainable Management of Cultural Heritage

    This book explores the sustainable management of cultural heritage, focusing on the use of new technologies, the democratization of knowledge, and the challenges and strategies related to the preservation and promotion of Spanish and European heritage. It addresses the need to adapt communication methods to different target audiences, emphasizing the importance of effective dissemination and the accessibility of information, offering the norms and regulations that rule the legal framework in both the Spanish and European case. The report highlights the role of traditional practices and knowledge in contributing to environmental

    Portaria n.º 238/2023, de 28 de julho: Sistema de Incentivos «Internacionalização, Modernização e Transição Digital do Livro e dos Autores»

    This Ordinance approves the Regulation of the Incentive System “Internationalisation, Modernisation and Digital Transition of Books and Authors”, related to investment C04-i01, “Cultural Networks and Digital Transition” of the Recovery and Resilience Plan (PRR), attached to this Ordinance and of which it forms an integral part. This system focuses on supporting the digital transformation of cultural networks within the arts, literature, and cultural heritage sectors. Eligible expenses encompass a wide range of activities such as the development of audiobooks, ebooks, and the modernization of bookstores to adapt to the digital

    Ley 1/2023, de 20 de febrero, de Cooperación para el Desarrollo Sostenible y la Solidaridad Global

    This legislation outlines Spain’s foreign policy concerning sustainable development and global solidarity, with a focus on promoting awareness, critical knowledge, and understanding of global dimensions of sustainable development and solidarity within Spanish society. It delineates the roles and responsibilities of the public administration in addressing these issues, including procedures, financing mechanisms, and outcome evaluations. Additionally, the law aims to foster transformative engagement, social participation, and volunteering for global sustainable development through collaboration with social organisations and non-governmental development organisations (NGDOs). A key feature of the law is the establishment of

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