Our publications cover a range of topics on European cultural heritage, raising awareness among local, national and European authorities and the general public.

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Strategic Plan: Horizon 2025

Europa Nostra Strategic Plan: Horizon 2025 puts forward our goals and ambitions from 2022 to 2025. Our mission, vision and path for the future are articulated around 7 thematic priorities closely interconnected. The Strategic Plan was adopted by the Council of Europa Nostra in May 2022.

EIB Brochure ‘Saving the Past – Shaping the Future’

To mark the 10th anniversary of the 7 Most Endangered programme in 2023, the European Investment Bank released the publication ‘Saving the Past – Shaping the Future’ , which highlights the success stories and the importance of partnerships and community engagement. The brochure, produced in close collaboration with Europa Nostra, can be read and downloaded in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Polish.

Awards Publication 2023

Our Awards Publication has detailed descriptions, jury citations and contact details on the winners of the European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards.

Annual Report 2022

In our Annual Report (PDF) you can read about our activities, governance and financial accounts.

European Cultural Heritage Green Paper

Tackling climate change is this generation’s defining task and Europe’s rich cultural heritage can help. To help lead the way, Europa Nostra, in close cooperation with ICOMOS and the Climate Heritage Network, produced the European Cultural Heritage Green Paper “Putting Europe’s shared heritage at the heart of the European Green Deal”. This ground-breaking document received the support of supported by the European Investment Bank Institute and the Creative Europe programme of the European Union.

“Togetherness – A New Heritage Deal for Europe”

Read this visionary Essay written by Prof. Dr. Hermann Parzinger, Executive President of Europa Nostra, in English (original), French, German,  Italian,  Spanish and Arabic. This Essay is part of the European Investment Bank series of Essays “Big Ideas”. Share your ideas & make your comments here.

Heritage in Action

Heritage in Action is our annual magazine. This edition covers diverse heritage stories from South East Europe in 200 pages.

Industrial and Engineering Heritage in Europe

Featuring 50 Winners of the European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards. Read here.

CULTURAL HERITAGE IN ACTION: A Catalogue of good practices

Heritage in Action

Heritage in Action is our annual magazine, focusing on the cultural heritage issues in the host country of the European Heritage Congress, which takes place in a different European country every year. This special European edition, created for the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 contains articles on many fascinating European heritage stories from across Europe.

Learning Kits

Learning Kits for heritage civil society organisations on Fundraising, Awareness-Raising & Advocacy, and Citizen Engagement & Education, published by Europa Nostra on the occasion of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018.

Heritage is Ours

Heritage is Ours – Citizens Participating in Decision Making showcases inspiring practices and cases related to heritage participation. In these examples citizens have succeeded in having a lasting influence on decision-making processes that affect cultural heritage.

Cultural Heritage Counts for Europe

Cultural Heritage Counts for Europe project has resulted in a publication that provides compelling evidence of the value of cultural heritage and its impact on Europe’s economy, culture, society and the environment.

Scientific Bulletin

The Europa Nostra Scientific Bulletin is a compilation of articles on various subjects presented by the members of the Scientific Council at their Annual Colloquium.

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