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Convention for the Protection of the Architectural Heritage of Europe

 

Article 15

Each Party undertakes:

1. to develop public awareness of the value of convening the
architectural heritage, both as an element of cultural identity and as a
source of inspiration and creativity for present and future generations;

2. to this end, to promote policies for disseminating information and
fostering increased awareness, especially by the use of modern
communication and promotion techniques, aimed in particular:

a. at awakening or increasing public interest, as from school-age,
in the protection of the heritage, the quality of the built
environment and architecture;

b. at demonstrating the unity of the cultural heritage and the
links that exist between architecture, the arts, popular traditions
and ways of life at European, national and regional levels alike.

Article 16

Each Party undertakes to promote training in the various occupations and
craft trades involved in the conservation of the architectural heritage.

European Co-Ordination Of Conservation Policies

Article 17

The Parties undertake to exchange Information on their conservation
policies concerning such matters as:

1. the methods to be adopted for the survey, protection and conservation
of properties having regard to historic developments and to any increase
in the number of properties concerned;

2. the ways in which the need to protect the architectural heritage can
best be reconciled with the needs of contemporary economic, social and
cultural activities;

3. the possibilities afforded by new technologies for identifying and
recording the architectural heritage and combating the deterioration of
materials as well as in the fields of scientific research, restoration
work and methods of managing and promoting the heritage;

4. ways of promoting architectural creation as our age’s contribution to
the European heritage.

Article 18

The Parties undertake to afford, whenever necessary, mutual technical
assistance in the form of exchanges of experience and of experts in the
conservation of the architectural heritage.

Article 19

The Parties undertake, within the framework of the relevant national
legislation, or the international agreements, to encourage European
exchanges of specialists in the conservation of the architectural
heritage, including those responsible for further training.

Article 20

For the purposes of this Convention, a Committee of experts set up by the
Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe pursuant to Article 17 of
the Statute of the Council of Europe shall monitor the application of the
Convention and in particular:

1. report periodically to the Committee of Ministers of the Council of
Europe on the situation of architectural heritage conservation policies
in the States Parties to the Convention, on the implementation of the
principles embodied in the Convention and on its own activities;

2. propose to the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe
measures for the implementation of the Convention’s provisions, such
measures being deemed to include multilateral activities, revision or
amendment of the Convention and public information about the purpose of
the Convention;

3. make recommendations to the Committee of Ministers of the Council of
Europe regarding invitations to States which are not members of the
Council of Europe to accede to this Convention.

Article 21

The provisions of this Convention shall not prejudice the application of
such specific more favorable provisions concerning the protection of the
properties described in Article 1 as are embodied in:

–the Convention for the Protection of the World Cultural and
Natural Heritage of 16 November 1972;

–the European Convention on the Protection of the Archaeological
Heritage of 6 May 1969.

Final Clauses

Article 22

1. This Convention shall be open for signature by the member Staff of the
Council of Europe. It is subject to ratification, acceptance or approval.
Instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval shall be deposited
with the Secretary General of the Council of Europe.

2. This Convention shall enter into force on the first day of the month
following the expiration of a period of three months after the date on
which three member States of the Council of Europe have expressed their
consent to be bound by the Convention in accordance with the provisions
of the preceding paragraph.

3. In respect of any member State which subsequently expressed its
consent to be bound by it, the Convention shall enter into force on the
first day of the month following the expiration of a period of three
months after the date of the deposit of the instrument of ratification,
acceptance or approval.

Article 23

1. After the entry into force of this Convention, the Committee of
Ministers of the Council of Europe may invite any State not a member of
the Council and the European Economic Community to accede to this
Convention by a decision taken by the majority provided for in Article
20.d of the Statute of the Council of Europe and by the unanimous vote of
the representatives of the Contracting States entitled to sit on the
Committee.

2. In respect of any acceding State or, should it accede, the European
Economic Community, the Convention shall enter into force on the first
day of the month following the expiration of a period of three months
after the date of deposit of the instrument of accession with the
Secretary General of the Council of Europe.

Article 24

1. Any State may, at the time of signature or when depositing its
instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, specify
the territory or territories to which this Convention shall apply.

2. Any State may at any later date, by a declaration addressed to the
Secretary General of the Council of Europe, extend the application of
this Convention to any other territory specified in the declaration. In
respect of such territory the Convention shall enter into force on the
first day of the month following the expiration of a period of three
months after the date of receipt of such declaration by the Secretary
General.

3. Any declaration made under the two preceding paragraphs may, in
respect of any territory specified in such declaration, be withdrawn by a
notification addressed to the Secretary General. The withdrawal shall
become effective on the first day of the month following the expiration
of a period of six months after the date of receipt of such notification
by the Secretary General.

Article 25

1. Any State may, at the time of signature or when depositing its
instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, declare
that it reserves the right not to comply, in whole or in part, with the
provisions of Article 4, paragraphs c and d. No other reservations may be
made.

2. Any Contracting State which has made a reservation under the preceding
passages may wholly or partly withdraw it by means of a notification
addressed to the Secretary General of the Council of Europe. The
withdrawal shall take effect on the date of receipt of such notification
by the Secretary General.

3. A Party which has made a reservation in respect of the provisions
mentioned in paragraph 1 above may not claim the application of that
provision by any other Party; it may, however, if its reservation is
partial or conditional, claim the application of that provision in so far
as it has itself accepted it.

Article 26

1. Any Party may at any time denounce this Convention by means of a
notification addressed to the Secretary General of the Council of Europe.

2. Such denunciation shall become effective on the first day of the month
following the expiration of a period of six months after the date of
receipt of such notification by the Secretary General.

Article 27

The Secretary General of the Council of Europe shall notify the member
States of the Council of Europe, any State which has acceded to this
Convention and the European Economic Community if it has acceded, of:

a. any signature;

b. the deposit of any instrument of ratification, acceptance,
approval or accession:

c. any date of entry into force of this Convention in accordance
with Articles 22, 23 and 24;

d. any other act, notification or communication relating to this
Convention.

In witness whereof the undersigned, being duly authorized thereto, have
signed this Convention.

Done at Granada, this 3rd day of October 1985, in English and French,
both texts being equally authentic, in a single copy which shall be
deposited in the archives of the Council of Europe. The Secretary General
of the Council of Europe shall transmit certified copies to each member
State of the Council of Europe and to any State or to the European
Economic Community invited to accede to this Convention.

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