Local seminar/workshop of high training on preparation/implementation of the management plan in Piran, Slovenia, entitled "Local seminar on preparation of the UNESCO site Management Plan ", was held on October 25th, 2013.
Workshop was organized in cooperation with FB8 Centre for Conservation and Archaeology of Montenegro and FB7 University of Primorska, Science and Research Centre. Workshop was held inUniversity of Primorska, Science and Research Centre Institute for Mediterranean Heritage, Bolniška 20.
Seminar had a total of 29 participants, representatives of different institutions that are responsible for UNESCO sites management in Slovenia, as well as representatives of other Adriatic WH sites.
Prof. Mitja Gustin had an introductory speech regarding the nomination of Piran in the WHL.
Consultant, Katri Lisitzin, made a presentation "Guidance for World Heritage management planning".
That was followed by a panel discussion with presentations of the management plans from World Heritage Sites and potential WHS in Slovenia:
- Gordana Beltram (Director of the Škocijan Caves Park) – Škocijan Caves (first UNESCO site in Slovenia)
- Barbara Zupanc (Director of the Ljubljansko barje Landscape Park) – Ljubljansko barje: Managing cultural heritage in a nature park
- Tatjana Dizdarevič (Idrija Mercury Mine) – Idrija Mercury Mine (part of the transnational serial UNESCO site "Heritage of Mercury. Almadén and Idrija")
- Andrej Sovinc (Head of the Sečovlje Salina Nature Park) – Sečovlje Salina Nature Park (not yet UNESCO site)