About The Netherlands Institute for Heritage
- integrated approach
- cross-sector methods
- promoting cohesion in the heritage sector
The Netherlands Institute for Heritage is the sector institute for heritage. The institute endeavours to enhance the position of cultural heritage in society, emphasise the importance and meaning of cultural heritage in general, and in particular of archaeology, archives, museums, and historic buildings and monuments. This results in activities to envision cultural heritage (reinforce the position of heritage in society); encourage the use of heritage (innovative developments) and link cultural heritage to other sectors (take a platform function). Both on a national as well as an international level.
The Netherlands Institute for Heritage focuses on heritage professionals and heritage volunteers.
The Netherlands Institute for Heritage has a heritage-wide mission and targets.
The Netherlands Institute for Heritage develops activities based on its six themes.
- European cooperation
- National and international (outside-Europe) cooperation
- Social relevance
The Netherlands Institute for Heritage also serves as an information centre for and about the heritage sector, undertaking activities that promote:
- knowledge sharing
- mutual support