European Cultural Heritage Green Paper “Putting Europe’s shared heritage at the heart of the European Green Deal”
CLIC researchers Antonia Gravagnuolo (CNR IRISS) and Jermina Stanojev (Uppsala University) contributed as expert members to the European Cultural Heritage Green Paper, a much needed initiative on the role of cultural heritage for the implementation of the European Green Deal (EGD), coordinated by ICOMOS and Europa Nostra. The European Cultural Heritage Green Paper highlights the multiple ways in which cultural heritage can contribute to the implementation of the European Green Deal, focusing on the circular economy approach in cultural heritage adaptive reuse.
A Valstagna vince economia circolare – Il Giornale di Vicenza
The Work Plan for Culture 2019-2022 invites the European Commission to organise workshops in order to identify new sources of funding for cultural heritage and transferable best practices in order to promote its economic sustainability. Additionally, this topic has been highlighted in the special report on “EU investments in cultural sites: a topic that deserves more focus and coordination”, by the European Court of Auditors recommending that the European Commission “encourages the use of private funds to safeguard Europe’s cultural heritage”.
CLIC Participation at URBACT Resourceful Cities programme – City2City session on “Scaling up the local circular economy”
Antonia Gravagnuolo, CLIC Researcher from CNR IRISS, contributed to the City2City Session session “Scaling Up Local Circular Economy” organized by Resourceful Cities, an URBACT Action Planning Network of ten European cities focused on developing the next generation urban resource centres for the circular economy. The session focused on stressing the value of scaling up to get local circular economy practices out of a just piloting logic.
From 25th to 27th November, the CLIC Startup Competition took place as an online event marking the final step of an intensive work of the CLIC team to design and develop a capacity-building programme addressed to early-stage startups, informal teams and talented innovators working on a business idea for the adaptive reuse and enhancement of cultural heritage according to the circular economy model.
The “Circulair bouwen aan erfgoed: het unieke verhaal van erfgoed \ Circular heritage buildings: the unique story of heritage” was a debate and talkshow organized by Pakhuis de Zwijger in Amsterdam on November 24th, 2020. The aim of the program has been to discuss the opportunities and challenges in making heritage more sustainable and circular.
On 24th November 2020, CLIC project was presented at the Breakout session of the Digital Forum Urban Agenda for the EU “Culture and Cultural Heritage in Europe – strengthen – promote – develop”.
CLIC Participation to the seminars “Riuso del Moderno, 2. Rimini – Dismissione e riuso dei luoghi di culto”
The Rimini Province Order of Architects PPC organised a major event dedicated to the Reuse of the Modern with seminars scheduled between 14 November and 12 December 2020, with the aim of stimulating and raising awareness of the culture of recovering the architectural heritage to initiate shared and participatory transformation processes within communities.
European Regional Climate Heritage Forum – Putting Cultural Heritage at the Centre of the European Green Deal: A Preview of the European Heritage Green Paper
Climate change is one of the most significant threats to people and their cultural heritage worldwide. The European Green Deal (EGD) is one of the planet’s most ambitious plans to tackle it, which is why cultural heritage needs the EGD to succeed. Cultural heritage offers immense potential to drive climate action and support a just transition to a low carbon, climate resilient future, which is why the European Green Deal needs cultural heritage to succeed.