Culture, Heritage and Diversity

 
"Marseilles Forum on the social value of heritage and the value of heritage for society"

Marseilles (France), 12-13 September 2013

 

The joint European Commission (Directorate General for Education and Culture) and Council of Europe "Marseilles Forum on social value of heritage and heritage value for society" brought local players together with an international panel (programme and list of participants in the panel) to meet heritage communities and found out about local activities ("urban walks"). Visit and discussions addressed issues relating to human rights, cultural diversity and identity, the integration of minorities and disadvantaged groups, the prevention of intolerance and discrimination, inter-faith dialogue and action in disadvantaged urban and peri-urban areas.

 

 

 

The main objectives were to:

Extract from Marseilles grassroots experience an interpretation of the Faro Convention that underlines its most innovative aspects (conclusions);

Provide a common reference framework for ongoing or future promotional and implementation activities in European countries;

Identify appropriate follow-up to the results of the forum through new activities (action plan 2014-2015: Faro Walks, Faro Initiatives, Faro Workshops, Faro Group, Faro Community)


 

Forum documents

Programme

Brochure

Working hypotheses

Conclusions

List of participants in the panel

 

Walks

Description

Walk n1

Walk n2

Walk n3

Walk n4

 

Videos

Video clip (4 minutes)

Film (11 minutes)

Interviews

 

The Convention

Text of the Convention

Explanatory report

Parties to the Convention

 

Contact

Mikhael de Thyse
+33 388 41 28 61