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squarePROTECTION OF CULTURAL PROPERTY
IN SWITZERLAND: A PERMANENT CHALLENGE

Rino Büchel

In Switzerland, the manner of implementation of civil measures concerning the protection of cultural heritage is up to the cantons. The federal authorities are charged with elaborating basic concepts and providing financial support for certain protective measures. In this article the most important tools and measures for a successful protection of the Swiss cultural heritage such as the Swiss PCP-Inventory, PCP-Shelters, the training of staff, the financial support for safeguard documentation, the information and the collaboration with partner organizations will be presented.