Strengthening Cultural Heritage Resilience for Climate Change

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This document reports the work of the European Union (EU) Open Method of Coordination (OMC) group of Member States’ experts on ‘Strengthening cultural heritage resilience for climate change’. It can be accessed through the website of the Publications Office of the European Union, the official provider of publishing services to all EU institutions, bodies, and agencies.

The document is based on the discussions and information, provided and approved by the members of the OMC expert group, in the meetings during 2021–2022, in addition to presentations given by the invited external experts. It contains a set of key recommendations formulated by the OMC expert group for policy makers.

Some of the contents of the document are:

  • Climate change and cultural heritage: connecting the past, present, and future
  • Current and emerging climate threats to cultural heritage
  • A resilient future through adaptive cultural heritage