Steering Committee for Cultural Heritage and Landscape (CDPATEP)
Created in 2008 the Steering Committee for Cultural Heritage and Landscape (CDPATEP) is taking over and expanding the activities of the Steering Committee for Cultural Heritage (CDPAT). It is responsible for activities concerning tangible and intangible cultural heritage through the follow-up of the Council of Europe’s conventions in this field. The work of the committee aims at:
Bringing the heritage and landscape sectors closer together highlights the research for a better quality of life for Europeans, encouraging mutual understanding and respect of values. The activities developed aim reinforce principles and methods for the sustainable development of local cultural and landscape resources, viewed as an expression of cultural diversity. As stated in its terms of reference, the Committee is responsible for implementation of the Technical Co-operation and Consultancy Programme related to the Integrated Conservation of the Cultural Heritage.
The Committee is responsible for:
The Committee uses the Technical Co-operation and Consultancy Programme and the European Heritage Information Network tool (HEREIN) to follow-up on conventions and to implement its programme of activities.
The Committee co-ordinates its work with that of other Council of Europe bodies, participates in multisectoral initiatives and contributes to cross-sectoral programmes.
The CDPATEP constitutive meeting will be held on 28-29 April 2008.