Terms of Reference

Wales Historic Environment Group (HEG) — Revised Terms of Reference

Purpose
To act as a forum for organisations with an interest in the historic environment of Wales to:
• Promote partnership and joint working
• Encourage communication and information sharing
• Support coordinated action in the delivery of strategic priorities
• Contribute to the development of strategy and policy

Areas of activity
• The sustainable conservation, management and enhancement of the historic environment for the well-being of present and future generations
• Increasing awareness of the historic environment
• The development of understanding and knowledge about the historic environment
• The management of and access to information about the historic environment
• The development of professional and traditional skills for the benefit of the historic environment
• The promotion of community participation and engagement with the historic environment
• The development of lifelong learning, training and educational programmes for the historic environment
• Exploring opportunities to enhance the social, economic and environmental benefits of the historic environment, for example through heritage-led regeneration
• Consider new ways to collaborate and work effectively and make best use of available resources
• Helping the historic environment of Wales to address the challenge of climate change.