European National Trust Conference Dublin October 2006
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ENNHO EXCHANGE PROGRAMME AND GENERAL ASSEMBLY, DUBLIN, OCTOBER 5th -9th, 2006
EMMAUS CONFERENCE AND RETREAT CENTRE, SWORDS, COUNTY DUBLIN
• This is the first time Ireland has hosted the 40 organisations from 28 member countries which comprise the European Network of National heritage Organisations (ENNHO).
• ENNHO consists of national trust type organizations along with governmental and other heritage organizations working in Europe.
• The theme of this years event is ‘Reconciling Heritage Conservation with Prosperity’.
• Ireland has been chosen to be this year’s hosts due to its rapid economic development in the last 10 years, the opportunities and threats this poses to Ireland’s heritage and the lessons learnt. Similar challenges will be experienced by the new members of the European Union.
• The Dublin Declaration – On the Value and Role of Heritage Conservation in Conflict Resolution, will be debated and adopted. Ireland has been chosen for this due to the significant advances Ireland has made in this area following on the peace process. The 2007 event will take place in Thessaloniki, Greece.
• Speakers for plenary session and workshops come from Russia, Italy, Poland, France, Slovakia and Ireland.
• Heritage site visits will take place in both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. These will include The Battle of the Boyne site, Kilmainham Gaol, Castleward and the Mourne Heritage Trust.
• An Taisce, The National Trust for Ireland
• The Heritage Council, Failte Ireland, Fingal County Council, National Trust Northern Ireland and The Italian Cultural Institute.
THE EXCHANGE PROGRAMME AIMS
• To provide a forum for professionals and volunteers to engage in an in-depth assessment of heritage issues in different European countries as well as the opportunity to compare various solutions to similar problems.
• For further information, brochures and booking forms please contact:
David Owen : Tel: +353.1.4541786 email@example.com
• ‘Sustainable Development – Reconciling Heritage Conservation with Prosperity’
Ireland – fastest growing population in Europe (25% growth in 25 years expected)
Fastest growing economy in Europe
From emigration to immigration in last 15 years. From population decline to youngest population in Europe.
European integration and enlargement has fuelled this growth
Situation has created increased pressure on our cultural heritage.
Similar growth is anticipated in ‘The New Europe’
Will consist of a 4 day programme including a plenary session with international speakers, a general assembly of the 40, workshops and site visits in Ireland north and south on five themes for some 200 delegates: –
1, Manor Houses and Heritage Landscapes
2, Maritime and Coastal Heritage
3, Industrial and Military Heritage
4, Urban Heritage
5, Cultural Landscape and Vernacular Architecture.
“Our heritage and ideals, our code and standards – the things we live by and teach our children – are preserved or diminished by how freely we exchange ideas and feelings.“ Walt Disney
Enquiries 087 6598503 / 01 4541786
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