Location of the initiative:
Relation to Strategy 21 Recommendations:
Time span of the initiative:
2016 first edition
Brief description of the initiative:
The manual was developed within the HoME project (EEA Grants/Norway grants). It was based on the need to foster competences of synergic heritage management in local municipalities. The publication covers all the aspects of heritage management, from the assets assessment, through legal aspects, strategic plans, to a range of tools enhancing care, promotion and sustainable use of heritage. It is distributed among all the actors in Poland free of charge. It is suitable for self-governments, voivodships, heritage central agencies, NGOs, experts, local leaders. The manual is used in trainings for municipalities. It content was developed in the website data base of heritage management. Along with the manual one can use an inspiration book - presenting good practices from the Polish and Norwegian municipalities that participated in the project (available also in English).
Objectives of the initiative:
- raise local municipalities competencies in heritage management (care of monuments and their sustainable use as a development agent);
- enhance participatory approach;
- raise awareness of need to include heritage in strategies and plans
Brief assessment of the initiative’s results:
The manual, being a new tool, will be assessed in the future. The planned action is to revise its content on regular basis, not only due to law changes, but also through assessment made by users. The manual will be used in regular trainings planned for Polish municipalities within the National Programme of Monuments Protection and Care 2014-2017. The manual content is being revised its due to law changes.
National Heritage Board of Poland