Baltic Sea World Heritage - cooperation for (closed)

Project description

The main goal of the project was to create a network of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Baltic Sea region. The network is to be a tool for identifying and meeting common challenges and creating international collaborations. So far, there has been very little international collaboration between World Heritage Sites, since such a network was absent at the time of projects conception. The idea was that collaborative projects in this area will make the BSR more attractive, both as a tourist destination and as a place to live and work. This projects activities will consist of networking, workshops and the compilation of a report outlining common ideas and challenges. Once the network has been established, the project participants envision that the ideas generated through common workshops will form a basis of project funding applications that will be sent to EU funding programmes and Nordic Council of Ministers.

Project duration: January 2013 - December 2013

Lead partner, contact person, website

Gotland County Administrative Board, Sweden

Louise Borg: louise.borgo@lansstyrelsen.se

Project partners

Karlskrona, Sweden
Hanseatic town of Visby, Sweden
City of Riga, Latvia
Curonian split, Russia/Lithuania
Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork, Poland
Stralsund, Germany (independent funding)

 

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