The Council of Europe's cultural heritage conventions

The Council of Europe takes Europe-wide action to help states set up systems to protect, manage and develop their cultural assets. A number of basic texts reflect the Council of Europe’s ground-breaking work in the area of cultural heritage.

Conventions

Convention on the Value of Cultural Heritage for Society (Faro, 2005)

European Convention for the Protection of the Audiovisual Heritage (Strasbourg, 2001)

Convention for the Protection of the Archaeological Heritage (Valletta, 1992)

Convention for the Protection of the Architectural Heritage (Granada, 1985)

European Cultural Convention (1954)