MINISTRY OF CULTURE – CULTURAL HERITAGE DEPARTMENT
Born on September 14 th , 1974. in Karlovac, Croatia, Davor Trupković graduated in architecture from the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Zagreb. Right now is Chief conservator in the Directorate for the Protection of Cultural Heritage of the Ministry of Culture and Media.
Also, Member of the Expert Council for Reconstruction, Deputy Minister in the Interdepartmental Working Group for the Drafting of the Decision on the Distribution of Financial Aid from the EU Solidarity Fund, he participates in the drafting of the Law on Reconstruction of Buildings Damaged by an Earthquake, participates in the drafting of the Rulebook on the Program of Emergency Measures. Also, as a member of the Committee for Intangible Cultural Heritage of UNESCO, he successfully registered a number of cultural properties on the UNESCO list of both immovable cultural properties and intangible cultural heritage.
A little bit of history
A European Heritage Summit was first organized in London on 26–28 April 2006 by Dr. Simon Thurley, former Chief Executive Officer of English Heritage. The mission of the Summit was to gather for the first time the European cultural heritage leaders who had the opportunity to exchange their experience and initiate common actions. It was attended by 23 European states which agreed in the Final Statement to continue to meet annually as a forum of European heritage heads, known as the “European Heritage Heads Forum”. Future hosting countries are chosen by general agreement at the annual meeting.