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CfA: FARO Convention Meeting; heritage as a means for societal challenges

16-17 May

FARO Convention Meeting; heritage as a means for societal challenges

On Thursday 16 May and Friday 17 May the Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands (RCE) and the Council of Europe host the first Faro Convention Meeting in Maastricht and Heerlen, the Netherlands. This will be the flagship event to raise awareness in the Netherlands of the benefits of this important European convention on citizen participation in the heritage field. 

On Thursday 16 May participants will gain insight in the role the Faro Convention can play in using heritage for societal challenges. There also will be the opportunity to engage with a wide network of Dutch and international experts in the field of participation and citizen initiatives in heritage management. Participants contribution to the meeting will serve as input for the Ministry of Culture’s heritage participation-strategy.

On Friday 17 May there will be a follow-up session in Heerlen with a small group invited by the Council of Europe.

The conference is free of charge, but you have to register. You are kindly requested to register as soon as possible, but before 1 May by filling in the registration form.

Programme (16 May)

Introductory text about the Faro Convention and the Faro Convention Meeting.