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31 March 2020

Activity Details (ID# 17217)  

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Title First plenary meeting of the Reconstruction Implementation Commission for Orthodox Religious Sites in Kosovo (RIC) and International Expert Board meeting 
Description Within the framework of the Regional Programme for Cultural and Natural Heritage in South East Europe and the Joint Programme Kosovo - EAR/CoE Reconstruction of Religious Monuments and Sites, the Chairwoman of the RIC participated in the first RIC plenary meeting with the new RIC member representation as well as in the international Expert Board meeting. 
Status Completed 
Date 19/11/2006 - 24/11/2006 
Location Pristina, Kosovo*
Countries Others: Kosovo*
  Joint Programme Activity - Kosovo-RelMon
Joint Programme EC/CoE
JP Kosovo-RelMon - EAR/CoE Reconstruction of Religious Monuments and Sites    (Logframe)  (Activities)
Project Purpose 1 - 2006/DG4/JP/1671   Kosovo-Archi - Consolidation of 34 Serbian Orthodox religious sites damaged in 2004
Expected Result 1.1 - 1. Close partnerships with main stakeholders (national and international) are set up;
Council of Europe Programme of Activities
Line of Action ⇒ 7 – Promoting European cultural identity and diversity
Programme ☆ 7.3  Sustainable development
Project 2003/DG4/111 Development of communities through cultural heritage
Expected Result 1 The Regional Programme for Cultural and Natural Heritage in South-East Europe is implemented successfully

Working Method

Expert Meeting / Expertise 
Directorate (Service) Education, Culture and Heritage, Youth and Sport (Directorate of Culture and Cultural and Natural Heritage)
CoE Contact DE THYSE, Mikhaël   email
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1 http://www.coe.int/heritage/tcu  
Last Modified 13/03/2007 

Activity Synopsis (ID# 17217) (Hide Synopsis)

Objective(s) To allow the RIC Chair to participate in the first RIC plenary meeting with the new RIC member representatives and to attend the International Expert Board meeting. 
Output/Results - Prepared in principle the reconstruction programme for 2007
- Update UNMIK on RIC activities
- IEB expert visits to six RIC sites under reconstruction
- Site visits made by IPMs from Kosovo and Serbia and University of Pristina to review reconstruction process. 
Conclusions/Follow Up - Update programme for 2007 based on commitments made by RIC members
- Preparation of IEB recommendations report for circulation
- Second mission of structural engineer IEB to St. George
- Visit of engineer from Novi Sad to meet IEB. 
Participants Bishop Teodosije - SOC
Gordana Markovic - IPM Belgrade,
Burbuque Bakija Deva - IPM Kosovo
Angjelina Krasniqi, Deputy Minister - MCYS
RIC Technical Unit (4) 
Consultants/Experts Emma Carmichael, RIC Chairwoman
Pedro Ponce de Leon, IEB Architect
Michael Eatherley, IEB structural engineer
Demetrios Athanasoulis, IEB Archaeologist 
CoE Secretariat support was provided by the Technical Cooperation and Field Action Unit in Strasbourg and the RIC Technical Unit in Pristina 
Total No. Participants 14 
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  * All reference to Kosovo, whether to the territory, institutions or population, in this text shall be understood in full compliance with United Nations Security Council Resolution 1244 and without prejudice to the status of Kosovo.  
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