COMUS Inception phase (January 2015-June 2015)
The “inception phase” is a phase to explain the objectives of the project, mobilise the different partners, set up the management structures and provide local staff with the necessary skills to use the methodology. The activities to be carried out as part of the Inception Phase are primarily the responsibility of the National Coordinators (nominated by the Ministries of Culture).
a. Country package : templates and Inception Phase procedure;
c. National Coordinators: Gohar Grigoryan (Armenia); Natalia Khvir (Belarus), Leila Tumanishvili (Georgia), Dumitrita Efremov (Republic of Moldova), Oleksandr Butsenko (Ukraine)
d. Lead Expert: Philip Stein
e. Steering Committee: Renate Utzschmid (DG NEAR, European Union); Mikhael de Thyse(DGII, Council of Europe), Matthias Ripp (OWHC); Philip Stein (Lead Expert); Terry Sandell (Technical Assistance, Eastern Partnership Programme); Gohar Grigoryan (Armenia); Natalia Khvir (Belarus), Leila Tumanishvili (Georgia), Dumitrita Efremov (Republic of Moldova), Oleksandr Butsenko (Ukraine)
f. National Stakeholders Group: Armenia: Ministry of Culture, Ministry of Nature Protection, Ministry of Economy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Territorial Administration and Emergency Situations; Ukraine: Ministry of Culture, Parliament, Association of Ukrainian cities, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Regional Development, Construction and Communal Living, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Scientific and Research Institute for Heritage Protection.
g. Pilot Towns: Gyumri (Armenia); Mstislavl (Belarus); Dusheti (Georgia); Soroca (Republic of Moldova), Lutsk (Ukraine).