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  • Playful public engagement: knowledge sharing between England and Australia In April, INTO’s small grants programme supported Anita Stevens and Ruth Lewis to travel from the UK to Austrlia, in order to foster collaboration between their respective National Trusts. Ruth is a Visitor Experience Consultant, whilst Anita is a Learning and Engagement Manager. They travelled to Sydney to represent their Trust at the international Museums conference: ...
  • Jersey Diary (or is that ‘Dairy’?) Jersey Diary (or is that 'Dairy'?)A guest blog by Karin Taylor, Head of Planning at the National Trust of England, Wales and Northern Ireland Jersey Dairy Well here I am ensconced at The Elms, the HQ of the National Trust for Jersey.  There was indeed a dairy-related incident here this morning when a cow (a Jersey one of course) escaped into the ...
  • International National Trusts: Secretariat News (April – June 2019) International National Trusts: Secretariat News (April – June 2019) Latest news from the INTO Secretariat It was wonderful to see so many INTO members and friends (new and old) at our Conference in Bermuda in March.  We are deeply grateful to everyone who made it the success we all found it to be, particularly the  Bermuda National Trust, their wonderful staff, Board and volunteers.  I ...
  • We stand in solidarity with all those affected by the devastating fire at Notre-Dame We stand in solidarity with all those affected by the devastating fire at Notre-Dame  On Monday 15 April 2019, people around the world watched their screens in horror as fire took hold of the iconic 12th century cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris. We will all need time and space to comprehend what has happened and in the meantime, INTO continues to support its member organisations directly involved, and all those ...
  • Conference capabilities (Weekly blog, 31 March 2019) Conference capabilities (Weekly blog, 31 March 2019)A blog by Catherine Leonard, Secretary-General What a week that was! INTO’s biennial Conference came to a close yesterday.   What a wonderful week in Beautiful Bermuda!  The Bermuda National Trust, its volunteers, colleagues and supporters organised the whole thing beautifully and I really enjoyed getting to know the island’s people and places.   As I’m still really only ...
  • Innocastle Update (Newsletter, March 2019) Innocastle Update (Newsletter, March 2019)Here is the latest news from our EU-funded Innocastle Project (click the picture below to open pdf document). The subjects covered in the newsletter include: First stakeholder meeting in Flanders University College Ghent organized the meeting to discuss the Decree on Immovable Heritage in Flanders Third partner meeting Innocastle partners met in Brussels between 4-5 February 2019 to dive deeper ...
  • Secretariat News (February – March 2019) Secretariat News (February – March 2019) Latest news from the INTO Secretariat Our focus over the last two months has been the INTO Conference which takes place at the end of March in Bermuda.  The latest programme is here and you can follow the action on #ICNT2019Bermuda. The International Conference of National Trusts has since the 1970s been bringing National Trusts and heritage NGOs ...
  • Secretariat News (December 2018 – January 2019) Secretariat News (December 2018 – January 2019) Latest news from the INTO Secretariat Our big news this quarter is that we have appointed a Deputy Secretary-General of INTO!  Alex Bishop will be joining INTO in March from the British Council where he manages Cultural Protection Fund grants.  This Fund supports projects in 12 countries across the Middle East.  Alex will take responsibility for ...
  • Ups and Downs of a COP! A Blog from Katowice Ups and Downs of a COP!  A Blog from KatowiceIt does seem that INTO’s recent paper on Heritage Conservation and the SDGs is particularly timely in the light of much of the debate at this COP where climate change and the SDGs are inextricably connected. A summary of the recent IPCC report highlights this: “The highly motivating, yet alarming findings of the IPCC Special Report ...
  • Poland or Snowland ! A blog from COP 24 Poland or Snowland ! A blog from COP 24I arrived on Sunday evening at my Bed and Breakfast in the town of Chrzanow after landing at Krakow airport for my first visit to Poland. Chrzanow is located between Krakow and Katowice, the location of COP 24, and is about 35 km from the Conference Centre. When I booked the accommodation 3 months ago ...
  • INTO is proud to #backthebluebelt (6 December 2018) INTO is proud to #backthebluebelt (6 December 2018) WITH THE FIFTH LARGEST MARINE ESTATE IN THE WORLD, THE UK AND ITS OVERSEAS TERRITORIES ARE CUSTODIAN TO THE LARGEST CORAL ATOLL ON EARTH, GLOBALLY SIGNIFICANT POPULATIONS OF ALBATROSS, WHALES AND TURTLES, AND AS MANY AS A QUARTER OF THE PENGUINS ON THE PLANET. The worldwide family of National Trusts is delighted to back the Blue ...
  • Kulturerbe Bayern: New kid on the block (Weekly blog, 25 November 2018) Kulturerbe Bayern: New kid on the block (Weekly blog, 25 November 2018)A blog by Catherine Leonard, Secretary-General Kulturerbe Bayern is the Bavarian National Trust and it was established around three years ago.  This week, I went to Munich to celebrate the launch of their new Foundation.  The events included the ‘Sharing Heritage’ symposium at the Bavarian Parliament (below), which involved several INTO members and friends. Sharing Heritage The Chairman of ...
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