The fortress management plan was presented by a research associate of the Institute of Tourism, Ph.D. Renata Tomljenović who pointed out that the plan is an instrument for the sustainable management of the fortress and its contact zone. “This includes protection, sustainable use, management and visiting, and funding, education and collaboration. The goal is to make the fortress world-famous for its impressive architecture in a unique natural environment, but above all to preserve its authenticity, manage it sustainably, for the benefit of citizens, visitors and future generations. Fortress of St. Nicholas in the Channel of St. Ante in Šibenik is a unique monument of Renaissance fortification construction and a top example of our architectural heritage. Since July 2017, it is on the UNESCO World Heritage List as part of the nomination “Defense Systems of the Republic of Venice in the period from the 16th to the 17th century.” “In sports terms, we reached the semifinals. We have come a long way, but the most important matches are just ahead of us. This project prepared all the documentation and created the preconditions for obtaining funds for the complete and final reconstruction of the fortress. The next step is to include the project in the list of strategic projects of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Croatia”Concluded Šibenik-Knin County Prefect Goran Pauk. These documents are not only a tool for obtaining new funds from EU funds, but also a guarantee that at the end of the process we will get the originally renovated fortress in its full glory, said the director of the Public Institution Nature of Šibenik-Knin County, M.Sc. Anita Babacic Ajduk she added: “We have received top-notch documents that place emphasis on protection, conservation and sustainable use. This is in accordance with the principles of operation of our institution and the recommendations of UNESCO. Our concept and guiding thought in the planning, past and future implementation of projects is integral sustainable management of natural and cultural heritage. ” She presented the main and detailed design for the rehabilitation and arrangement of the fortress Ana Škevin Mikulandra, chief designer of the Croatian Restoration Institute: ,,The project provides a solution for the rehabilitation of dilapidated and damaged building structures of the fortress. Conservation and restoration works, construction rehabilitation and equipping of the space are included. The design approach is based on conservation principles with the aim of preserving the integrity of monuments and monumental values, with reversible modern interventions, all in order to contribute to the creation of new values and position the fortress in accordance with world importance.. “ The results of the project of complete reconstruction of the Fortress of St. were presented to the public. Nikola, within which the documentation for the complete reconstruction and sustainable management of the Fortress of St. Nikola and the contact zone, which will be used to apply for EU funds in the new budget period. Photo: Public institution Nature of Šibenik-Knin County Project “Tourist valorization of the Fortress of St. Nicholas in the Channel of St. Ante ”, worth 2,6 million kuna, was conducted by the Public Institution Nature of Šibenik-Knin County with partners: Šibenik-Knin County and the Public Institution Development Agency of Šibenik-Knin County. The project was co-financed by the European Union from the European Regional Development Fund under the Operational Program Competitiveness and Cohesion.