Local seminar in Mostar - WP3

Local seminar in Mostar - WP3

Local seminar on “Challenges in the implementation of management plans for World Heritage Sites”, was held in Hotel “Bristol”, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina, on 10 March 2014.

Local seminar in Mostar - WP3 Local seminar in Mostar - WP3

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Local seminar/workshop on  challenges in the implementation of management plans in Mostar, Bosnia and  Herzegovina, entitled " Challenges in the Implementation of Management Plans for World Heritage Sites”, Mostar, Bosnia and  Herzegovina",  was held on March 10th, 2014.

Workshop was organized in cooperation with FB8 Centre for Conservation and Archaeology of Montenegro and FB9  Commission to preserve national Monuments. Workshop was held in hotel “Bristol” in Mostar.

Seminar had a total of 23 participants, representatives of different institutions that are responsible for UNESCO sites management in Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as representatives of other Adriatic WH sites.

Amra Hadzimuhamedovic of the Commission to Preserve National Monuments had an introductory speech on behalf of  the project partners and workshop organizers, while  Radmila Komadina, Chief Counsel of the City of Mostar , had an introductory speech on the behalf of the workshop  hosts.

Mirela Mulalic Handan, Executive Officer of the Commission, presented  the challenges in implementing the management plans for the  World Heritage Sites in Bosnia and Herzegovina. She has noted what's been done so far, how management plans are in the process of implementation, as implementing agency was formed, and what are the challenges in implementing the planned future steps.

Mirela Mulalić Handan is an architect , graduated from the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Sarajevo , Bosnia and Herzegovina , 1985 . Mulalic Handan has a twenty-seven year experience in the protection of heritage and the past eleven years in office Executive Officer of the Commission to Preserve National Monuments , state institutions have received the European Prize , European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra for Dedicated Service in 2010 as well as the Federal Ministry of Culture Awards and Sport for its contribution to the protection and restoration of cultural heritage of Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2004 . Mulalic Handan was awarded the UN Habitat Scroll of Honor as well as a member of Women for Peace Network for promoting protection of human settlements in conflict zones in the 2000. She was a student of ICCROM 's international course " Conservation of Built Heritage " , Rome , 2009. Mulalic Handan was the coordinator on behalf of Bosnia and Herzegovina to the Council of Europe and the Regional Programme of the European Commission called the Regional Programme for architectural and archaeological heritage of South - East Europe 's Integrated Rehabilitation Project Plan (2003-2010) ( Integrated Rehabilitation Project Plan / Survey of the Architectural archaeological Heritage (IRPP / SAAH ) . She is currently the coordinator and technical team leader for the preparation of management plans for historic monuments , historic urban ensemble and serial sites  nominated for inscription on UNESCO World Heritage List . She worked on numerous projects, conservation and restoration of architectural heritage , and author of works on the conservation and management of heritage sites. Currently, she is an expert on the culture of the Council of Europe and the Regional Cooperation Council Task Force on Culture and Society ( RCCTFCS ) to Ljubljana process.

Katri Lisitzin, architect and consultant for cultural heritage, presented the challenges in the implementation of management plans and experiences in the development of risk management plans.

Katri Lisitzin is an architect and spatial planer, with a degree in landscape architecture , anthropology , sociology and history of art . The current object of her research , educational programs and practical work is the integrated management of cultural heritage and participatory planning , particularly in relation to making management plans and heritage impact assessment .

Katri has many years of professional experience in the field of conservation of cultural heritage and planning in Sweden and other countries . She joined lecturing TIMI ICCROM in 1996, participating in the ARC program , an integrated program of territorial and urban conservation - ITUC and the International Pilot workshop on integrated conservation of territories and regions that are important for legacy / ITUC 2002nd she was also involved in making components of cultural regions in Africa 2009., the implementation of the program and Athar and architectural heritage preservation program . She is active in the field of World Heritage as a consultant for ICCROM , ICOMOS and the World Heritage Centre of UNESCO, which is involved in policy development , preparation of periodic reports , conducting training and participation in expert mission . Katri also cooperates directly with the sites on the World Heritage List , as a consultant for pripremunu nominacionih files and issues of integrated management. She has extensive experience in managing heritage gained through development projects in Africa and Eastern Europe and the various projects of the European Union and the Council of Europe .

She is coauthor of  several international publications and published papers , articles and guidelines related to the management of heritage .

After introductory lectures it was provided a panel discussion.

Workshop had great media coverage by the following media representatives:

-Klix.ba and 24.satas.info - Web portals

-“Dnevni  Avaz”, “Dnevni list”, “Nezavisne novine”, “Vecernji list” and  “Oslobodjenje”  – printed media -  newspapers

-“Dnevnik” - Radio and Television of BiH Federation – RTV FBiH