"10th anniversary of the entry of the Old Bridge area of the Old City of Mostar on the UNESCO World Heritage List."

Thursday 2 July, 2015

21:00 – 22:00 Welcoming cocktail, organized by the Mayor of Mostar
Friday 3 July, 2015

08:30– 9:00 – Registration of participants

09:00 – 9:15 –Opening + welcome remarks:

Ms. Zora Dujmović, Minister of Culture and Sport in Federation of BiH

Mr.Ljubo Bešlić, Mayor of Mostar

Mr. Siniša Šešum, Representative of UNESCO

Note: Only the introductory part (addressing) is open for Press

09:15-11:30 Session One: Conservation of urban heritage: current trends in global context 

The evolution of the concepts and practices towards the definition of a new urban agenda in the context of the Post-2015 Development Agenda – Recommendation on the Historic Urban Landscape and UNESCO’s Global Report on the Role of Culture and Heritage in Sustainable Urban Development (reference to Habitat III Conference in 2016) – University of Venice  Prof. Roberto Zancan,

The possible application of the Historic Urban Landscape approach to the conservation of the urban heritage in World Heritage properties: cases of Ferrara (Italy) and Cairo (Egypt),   

Prof. Daniele Pini

Diocletian’s Palace:recent research, new insights; monumental complex before new historical challenges, prof. Josip Belamarić


11:30 – 11:45 – Coffee break

11:45-12:50 Session Two: Post-conflict reconstruction challenges

Case of the World Heritage Site: Old Bridge Area of the Old City of MostarConservation / Master Plan / Role of “Stari Grad” Agency / projects for the improvement of the city’s infrastructure,  prof. Amir Pašić

Discussion (with possible reference to other cases, including the current reflection on the future reconstruction challenges in conflict areas and notably in Syria)

12:50-13:30 Session Three: Historical fortified settlements / cities in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Presentation of the study conducted by ICOMOS Ferhad Mulabegović , architect


13:30 – 13:45 Coffee break


Opening of the Mujaga Komadina shop (Mala Tepa1):

19:00 – The transport for guests to the location (starting from Hotel Mepas, Hotel Bevanda and Gradske vijećnice Grada Mostara)   

20:00 - Welcome remarks.

-Đorđe Miličević – Deputy minister of Civil Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina

-Ljubo Bešlić, Mayor of Mostar

Opening of the shop and Exhibition      

Tour of two other spaces – Interpretation Center “MuM” & “The Old Bridge” museum

20:45 – Dinner at Restaurant “Labirint”

22:00 – 23:00 Concert “The Bridge embracing the coasts”(the plateau below the Old Bridge)

- Address by Mayor Ljubo Bešlić;

- Address by the Director of UNESCO Irina Bokova

- Address  by Presidency Chairman Mladen Ivanić

Poetry by domestic and foreign poets, performed by actors from Mostar

The concert of film and classical music - Symphony Orchestra of Mostar

End of the program

Saturday, 4th July 2015

22:00 – Concert by Zeljko Joksimovic & friends
(The plateau below the Old)

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