Webinar for networking on cross-border cultural and natural heritage within the project EPICAH – Effectiveness of Policy Instruments for Cross – Border Advancement in Heritage
Thursday, February 18, 2021, took place the webinar for networking on cross-border cultural and natural heritage within the project EPICAH – Effectiveness of Policy Instruments for Cross – Border Advancement in Heritage. The project EPICAH aims to promote the improvement of the policy instruments for crossborder natural and cultural heritage protection and development, through the exchange of experiences and good practices between partners with large experience in developing strategies, projects and actions in this field based on crossborder cooperation processes.
The main purpose of the online seminar was to develop cooperation between entities that implement projects aimed at natural and cultural heritage through the Interreg V-A Romania-Hungary Programme 2014-2020. The event was attended by representatives of the Joint Secretariat of the Interreg V-A Romania-Hungary Programme 2014-2020 and the beneficiaries of cultural and natural heritage projects implemented through the Interreg V-A Romania-Hungary Programme. The session was organized with the support and participation of the Managing Authority and the Joint Secretariat of the Interreg V-A Romania-Hungary Programme 2014-2020. Melinda Bartha from the Joint Secretariat and the Managing Authority of the Programme presented the results of the calls on axis 6c regarding the natural, cultural heritage and tourism, the allocations and the result indicators for the implemented projects.
Nicoleta Laşan, executive director of ADI Satu Mare County presented the EPICAH project and the Regional Action Plan being implemented. The generating activities of the Regional Action Plan were presented. Paul Dancu, assistant of the EPICAH project, presented the results of the survey conducted with the beneficiaries of cultural and natural heritage projects of the Interreg V-A Romania-Hungary Programme and the conclusions resulting from them, identifying proposals to regarding raising the cross-border impact in the cultural and natural heritage domain.
In the webinar were presented three successful projects in the field of cultural and natural heritage implemented within the Interreg V-A Romania-Hungary Programme: ROHU 35-Greening Footprints project implemented by the Roman-Catholic Diocese of Oradea, ROHU 349-EASYDOOR Project, implemented by the Satu Mare County Council, respectively ROHU 14-The nature corner implemented by The Municipality of Salonta. The project-managers Timea Kleszken, István Jankó-Szép and Andra Berce presented the stage and the experience resulting from the implementation of these projects, conclusions and possible problems encountered.