Italy participates in the following activities of the Directorate of Democratic Governance, Culture and Diversity.


Present projects

Compendium of Cultural Policies and Trends in Europe - Italy profile

European Heritage Days in Italy

Intercultural cities:

- Reggio Emilia

- National Network

 Council of Europe Cultural Routes:

- Santiago De Compostela

- Via Francigena

- Saint Martin de Tours: a great European figure, a symbol of sharing

- The Jewish Heritage Routes

- The Cluniac Sites in Europe

- Transromanica

- The Phoenicians’ Routes

The Iter Vitis Route

- The Casadean Sites

The European Route of Ceramics

30th Council of Europe Art Exhibition "The Desire for Freedom. Art in Europe since 1945": Milan (Palazzo Reale), 15 March - 2 June 2013

European Diploma of Protected Areas


Past projects

Shaping perceptions and attitudes to realise the diversity advantage (SPARDA): Reggio Emilia

National Cultural Policy Review of Italy


Further information

Country file on the Council of Europe website

Council of Europe Conventions signed and ratified by Italy

Partial Agreements with the participation of Italy


Links to relevant institutions