Activity 2.2 - Designing a pilot project, led by MoTA, DoA and UNESCO focused on a joint and coordinated site management of the cultural heritage of the site Umm er-Rasas

Objective

Development of an Action Plan (site management plan) for the UNESCO site of Umm er-Rasas with the aim to ensure an appropriate and equitable balance between conservation, sustainability and development, a property‘s effective protection, the improvement of the accessibility to the site, at the same time tackling the thorny problem of traffic and the consequent air pollution, sustainability within the economic advantages deriving from tourism, and the potential threat to the site if it is not adequately oriented. 

Detailed Activities
  • 2.2.1 Identification of the roles, tasks and responsibilities of each of the partners, and definition and elaboration of a work plan 
  • 2.2.2 Capacity building of MoTA and DoA experts on best practices of management of cultural heritage sites and presentation of MS practical experiences of coordinated actions with UNESCO through training sessions carried out by Italian experts 
  • 2.2.3 Design and approval of the Action Plan 
Results
  • Development of a model and applied approach to coordinated joint management of cultural heritage sites 
  • Action Plan