Location of the initiative:
Relation to Strategy 21 Recommendations:
S2 - Make heritage more accessible
Brief description of the initiative:
The social study (opinion polls) was conducted in 2011 by National Heritage Board of Poland as a part of their project "Legal and illicit trade with cultural heritage. Research and education platform of experience exchange in the field Of prevention from crime against cultural heritage" - co-financed by EEA Grants and Norway Grants. The poll focused not only on the legal aspects of citizens opinions, but also on other aspects of heritage social perception, what enabled NHB to present a report important for decision makers on both national and local level.
Objectives of the initiative:
- to show, that citizens understand that heritage is - or may be - an agent of development and see the need of investment in heritage
- to enable knowledge-based decisions for policy makers (by strict data showing people's approach)
- to promote heritage and show what areas of knowledge and social awareness need enforcement and education)
Brief assessment of the initiative’s results:
The report was distributed free of charge around Poland to ensure better governance - based on knowledge acquired in the studies and presented in the report.
The report is available online.
Narodowy Instytut Dziedzictwa