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Community-Led Urban Strategies in Historic Towns – COMUS (2017)

Authors: the European Union, the Council of Europe and the Organization of World Heritage Cities (OWHC)
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Category: Reference Books
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Year: 2017
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Language: English

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Summary: The COMUS project “Community-Led Urban Strategies in Historic Towns” aims to demonstrate how cultural heritage and its regeneration can provide opportunities for the financial, social and cultural development of a town (heritage based urban development).

Therefore, the European Union, the Council of Europe and the Organization of World Heritage Cities jointly developed a community-based, cultural heritage-led, development methodology and tested in nine pilot towns in Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine.

This publication shares the wide-ranging experiences gathered during the implementation of this methodology, presenting its key technical and organisational principles, with the aim of applying this methodology successfully elsewhere.