Steering Committee meeting 2022

ASCE Steering Committee meeting 2022 in Luxembourg
On 4th and 5th May 2022 the second part of the first ASCE Steering Committee meeting of the year took place in Neimënster, Luxembourg.

Meeting agenda and main outcomes

  • Financial situation: Steering Committee took note and confirmed the balance sheet for the year 2021.
  • Membership work: The Presidency presented the new reports system that shows the current status of the membership and will become a valuable tool for the future management of membership
  • New members:Steering Committee confirmed new members to the association:
    • La Maquinilla Association - French cemetery, Peñarroya-Pueblonuevo (Córdoba), Spain
    • Alma Finalis APS, Finale Emilia - Italy
    • Diplomatic Governing Board of the Feriköy Protestant Cemetery of Istanbul, Istanbul - Turkey
  • AGM 2022 and 2023: The Steering Committee checked and discussed the AGM 2022 program and conference theme. A call for AGM 2023 will be released in May 2022.
  • European Cemeteries Route reevaluation: A very good assessment report of the European Cemeteries Route was presented to the SC members. Report was created by the Institute of the cultural routes as part of a regular 3-years reevaluation.
  • Cultural routes cooperation and Training Academy: The 9th Training Academy for Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe will be held from 31st May to 3rd June 2022 in Fontainebleau (France). The SC board decided that 2 ASCE representatives will join the academy: Andreea Pop and Ioanna Paraskevopoulou.

Conclusions

Altogether, the meeting was successful and very productive. In addition to addressing the above points, the SC members set clear plans for the work of the association in the future. Details of the individual topics discussed at the meeting will follow in future communications.