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  • Social Forum for the Heritage Community Launched by the European Heritage Hub 

    The European Heritage Hub pilot project has launched a Social Forum designed for heritage professionals and enthusiasts. This online community offers a dedicated space for users to connect with peers, expand their networks, and collaborate on topics central to culture and cultural heritage. Signing up and creating a profile is easy and free for all. Developed as part of the European Heritage Hub, an EU co-funded pilot project, the Social Forum supports the Hub’s mission to connect heritage actors and initiatives across Europe. The Hub project aims to build capacity

    European Heritage Hub explores digital transformation in ‘Sharing Local Stories’ webinar

    As part of the ‘Sharing Local Stories’ webinar series, the European Heritage Hub hosted the first webinar on the digital aspect of the triple transformation of our society. The online event highlighted three cultural heritage initiatives that were identified through the Hub’s recent Open Call for Local Good Practices.  The initiatives in focus were ‘Nantes Patrimonia’ (France), an online platform where citizens access information on the everyday heritage of their city and neighbourhood; the Urban PERISCOPE practice (Cyprus), which seeks to broaden discourse in online interfaces around building conservation and

    Join the European Heritage Hub’s First ‘Heritage Dialogues’ Webinar on Democracy and Inclusion

    The European Heritage Hub invites you to its inaugural ‘Heritage Dialogues’ Webinar, themed ‘Cultural Heritage for an Inclusive and Democratic Europe’. This online event will take place on Tuesday, 11 June 2024, from 11:00 to 13:00 CET. Engage with representatives from the European Commission, the Council of Europe, Civil Society Organisations, as well as Local and National Representatives, as we discuss the role of cultural heritage in fostering democracy and a more inclusive society. In the wake of the European elections, a crucial time when Europe’s citizens have exercised their

    Join the Hub’s summer peer-learning visit to Glasgow and learn about local solutions for sustainable cultural heritage!

    The European Heritage Hub invites city representatives and heritage professionals to apply for its upcoming peer-learning visit in Glasgow, taking place  8 – 10 July 2024. Organised in partnership with the City of Glasgow, this programme offers a unique opportunity to share good practices and acquire skills for addressing environmental, digital, and social challenges related to cultural heritage in local contexts.  The visit is part of the Hub’s Open Call for Local Good Practices, launched in November 2023. Glasgow was among the 10 selected practices, having presented its ‘Pollok Stables

    Building Bridges: Insights from the Athens Conference on Civil Society and Cultural Heritage

    Representatives from 23 Civil Society Organisations from across South Eastern Europe and the Caucasus, gathered in Athens for the conference ‘Connecting Civil Society for Cultural Heritage’, held on 8 – 9 April 2024. The event was organised by the Europa Nostra Heritage Hub in Athens, under the leadership of Elliniki Etairia – Society for the Environment and Cultural Heritage, as part of the EU-funded European Heritage Hub pilot project.  Over two days participants engaged in interactive workshops aimed at strengthening cross-border cooperation across the Balkans, Turkey, and the Caucasus. Amalia

    Join the Hub’s Sharing Local Stories webinar on Digital Transformation in Cultural Heritage

    Following an Open Call for Local Good Practices, the European Heritage Hub recently identified exemplary initiatives in the cultural heritage field that contribute to the green, digital, and social transformation of our society. In this Sharing Local Stories series of four thematic webinars, we invite you to discover how these practices have been implemented on local and regional levels. In collaboration with partners of the Hub and participants from the open call, we will share inspirational stories and practical examples while engaging in a wider conversation on the role of

    Lisbon hosts new Europa Nostra Heritage Hub 

    On 18 April, the Europa Nostra Heritage Hub in Lisbon, Portugal, was established by Europa Nostra, Centro Nacional de Cultura and the Municipality of Lisbon. The Memorandum of Understanding for the establishment of the Europa Nostra Heritage Hub in Lisbon was signed during the event held at the Lisbon City Hall by Maria Calado, President of the Centro Nacional de Cultura, and Diogo Moura, Councillor for Culture at Municipality of Lisbon.  Lisbon’s selection as the location for this Hub is strategic, reflecting its status as one of Europe’s oldest multicultural

    European Heritage Hub Champions Culture-based Climate Action and EU / Western Balkans Integration at Delphi Economic Forum 2024 

    The 9th Annual Meeting of the Delphi Economic Forum was held from 10 – 13 April 2024 in the historic town of Delphi, Greece. Under the Patronage of H.E. Ms. Katerina Sakellaropoulou, the President of the Hellenic Republic, the four-day Forum brought together global leaders from politics, business, diplomacy, and civil society from all over the world. Structured around six pivotal themes – Geopolitics, the Planet, Sustainable Economy & Finance, Global Future, Education, and People – the Forum saw many high-profile speeches, roundtable discussions, and debates. Along with the valuable

    Hub publishes First Review of the Policy Landscape across Europe

    The Policy Team of the European Heritage Hub has published its first Policy Review, based on the findings of the Policy Monitor. Launched in early March 2024, the Policy Monitor maps out policies impacting cultural and natural heritage at all levels, aiming to analyse, observe trends, and identify gaps across the policy and regulatory environment. This first review, covering the period October 2023 to February 2024, contains a snapshot of the rich policies that have so far been found from 18 countries across the European continent at EU, national and regional level. 

    ‘Connecting Civil Society for Heritage’ Conference to take place in Athens

    The Europa Nostra Heritage Hub in Athens is organising a conference entitled ‘Connecting Civil Society for Heritage’ on 8 – 9 April in Athens, Greece, bringing together civil society organisations and stakeholders from across the Balkans, Turkey and the Caucasus. The event takes place under the framework of the European Heritage Hub pilot project, with the objective of broadening the Hub’s network and impact in these EU neighbouring regions.  Over two days, participants will convene to discuss challenges they face in heritage preservation and promotion. They will also have the

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