A new guidebook for community involvement in heritage management

“Heritage is only relevant, when it is relevant for the people”. The Organization of World Heritage Cities (OWHC), founded in 1993, gathers 280 cities hosting sites included on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Its aims are “to favor the implementation of the World Heritage Convention, to encourage co-operation and the exchange of information and expertise on […]

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Third Sector Seminar, July 7, Roma

Today, July 7, the Forum Terzo Settore held in Rome (in the Fondazione con il Sud headquarters) a seminar dedicated to the Council of Europe’s 2005 Convention on the Value of Cultural Heritage for Society, mainly known as the Faro Convention.  The main theme discussed in this seminar was the role of the Faro Convention as a […]

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Supporting cultural heritage through the use of digital resources: a shared vision for food and drink.

To remain competitive, cities must find a way to ensure efficiency in management, while delivering high quality services to citizens. However, innovation is more about becoming ecosystem manager rather than service provider; for this reason, the dimensional change of the smart-city scenario requires a profound transformation of networks, with the objective of promoting the inclusion […]

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ReinventAda+, a second opportunity of shared regeneration in Villa Ada

The next June 26th, 2014 at the Temple of Flora in Rome will be held ReinventAda+, an opportunity of shared regeneration organized by LabGov in the wake of the highly successful ReinventAda, held in October 2013 together with La Calzoleria, club of social and cultural promotion. LabGov considers as handbook and benchmark the Regulation adopted by […]

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Culture as a commons

In Mantova new ideas for the development of cultural heritage. The examining committee of the Competition of ideas “Culture as a commons – Shared promotion of the development and cultural-touristic identity of the Mantua’s territory” announced the list of the winning ideas. This competition of ideas for the development of projects and the shared care […]

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