EHHF Vienna/Bratislava 2009

EHHF 2009 logo  EHHF delegatesEHHF delegates at Schönbrunn Palace Conference-Center, May 2009 
Delegates at Schloss HofEHHF delegates at Schloss Hof, near the border between Austria and Slovakia.  EU Commissioner Jan FigelEU Commissioner Jan Figel with EHHF 2009 hosts Katarina Kosova (left) and Eva-Maria Hohle (far right) at the operning session of the 2009 EHHF meeting in Bratislava 

The 4th meeting of the EHHF was co-hosted by neighbouring countries Austria and Slovakia, and provided the forum with a unique insight into the dramatically contrasting 20th century history of these two countries.EHHF meeting 2009, BratislavaPhoto of delegates from the 2009 EHHF meeting in Bratislava 

Keynote speeches were made by European Commissioner Jan Figel and US economist Donovan Rypkema that stimulated vibrant discussions on current issues ranging from how the heritage sector can respond to the ongoing financial crisis to finding mechanisms to avoid heritage protection being adversly affected by the development of EU directives.

The agenda, papers and final statement can be found below.

28 May 2009, BRATISLAVA

The culture programme of the European Commission Jan Figel, EU Commissioner for Cultural Affais  
Heritage and the financial crisis Donovan Rypkema

PDF fileRypkemaPDF fileRypkema pwp 

The Norwegian crisis package and cultural heritage - the what, why and how Terje Nypan (Norway) PDF fileNypan NO Crisis Package PaperPDF fileNypan NO crisis pwp
Heritage in our hands Cees van't Veen (the Netherlands) PDF fileVeen pwp
EEA Grants Nils Marstein (Norway) PDF fileMarstein pwp
European Heritage Label - update Bruno Favel (France) PDF fileFavel and Proissy
HEREIN - update Bruno Favel and Orane Proissy (France)  
European Heritage Days Piet Jaspaert (Belgium) PDF fileJaspaert pwp
European Heritage Legal Forum (EHLF) - update Terje Nypan (Norway) PDF fileNypan EHLF ReportPDF fileNypan EHLF pwp

29 May 2009, VIENNASimon Thurley, Donovan Rypkema and Eva-Maria HöhleChairman Simon Thurley, keynote speaker Donovan Rypkema and host Eva-Maria Höhle during the opening session of the EHHF meeting 2009 Červený Kameň CastleČervený Kameň Castle Unveiling the European Heritage Label PlaqueUnveiling the European Heritage Label Plaque at Červený Kameň Castle before the EHHF 2009 dinner. 

A short story of preservation in the Austrian context Wilfried Lipp PDF fileLipp pwp
Structure and organisation in France Isabel Marechal (France) PDF fileMarechal
Structure and organisation in Switzerland Johann Murner (Switzerland) PDF fileMurnerPDF fileMuerner pwp
Structure and organisation in Sweden Inger Liliequist (Sweden)  PDF fileLiliequistPDF fileLiliequist pwp
Care of monuments in Slovakia after political turning points (1948-2000) Katarina Kosova (Slovakia) PDF fileKosovaPDF fileKosova pwp
Care of monuments in Austria (1945-2000) Andreas Lehne (Austria) PDF fileLehnePDF fileLehne pwp
Budapest - new investors contra preservation Tamas Fejerdy (Hungary) PDF fileFejerdy pwp
Conservation areas at risk Simon Thurley (UK) PDF fileThurleyPDF fileThurley pwp
Shutting down of catholic and protestant churches in Germany Gerd Weiss (Germany) PDF fileWeiss
Reuse of religious buildings in the Netherlands Ben de Vries (the Netherlands) PDF fileVriesPDF fileVries pwp
Delegates at workEHHF delegates at work in the Schönbrunn Palace Conference-Center, Vienna 



2009 EHHF Statement on the Heritage Stimulus in a time of Economic Recession PDF fileStatement on the heritage stimulus in a time of economic recession 2009
2009 Final Statement PDF file2009 EHHF Final Recommendations REVISED


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