Heritage enacted

Culture ministers of the EU met in Brussels and adopted a high level document on cultural heritage. The opening words of four paragraphs (out of the thirty) carry the essence: Cultural heritage plays an important role in creating and enhancing social capital, has an important economic impact, plays a specific role in achieving the Europe 2020 strategy goals and cuts across several public policies beyond the cultural. Recommendations to member states and the European administration are in line with these statements. Virtues of the 1200-word text compensate for the lack of reference to memory policies… READ MORE