The HERICOAST project developed a TOOLBOX to support the partners with improving their regional policies and to be an inspiration for other coastal and fluvial regions struggling with taking out the full potential of their cultural heritage.

It represents the sum of experiences with heritage and landscape management, stakeholder involvement and policy development from the HERICOAST partnership.


                                                                    FINAL CONFERENCE

On November 5 - 7, 2019 near the end of the implementation monitoring phase, HERICOAST presented all the achievements at an event held in Lea Artibai County - Basque Country (Spain) with high-level political participation to illustrate policymakers’ active involvement in the project's work.

After 4 years of the project, this final conference was be a perfect opportunity for the participants to think about the heritage and its importance.

it featured a line-up of expert speakers sharing their experience and expertise. The results presented by the HERICOAST project stakeholders confirmed that the project learning process was successful and that the implemented actions have the potential to contribute to a systemic change.

The development of policy instruments and action plans addressed the need for long-term multi-stakeholder cooperation. In this way HERICOAST project as an European year of cultural heritage 2018 labeled project shows ways how to contribute on local and regional level to the five pillars chich the EU framework of Action on Cultural Heritage has formulated: 

  • Cultural heritage for an inclusive Europe
  • Cultural heritage for a sustainable Europe
  • Cultural heritages for a resilient Europe
  • Cultural heritage for an innovative Europe