Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe highlighted in the UNWTO/UNESCO 4th World Conference Declaration on Tourism and Culture

12-13 december 2019 Kyoto, Japan

On 12-13 December, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) 4th Conference on Culture and Tourism: Investing in future generations took place in Kyoto, Japan. The World Conference is a major event jointly organized...

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Website with new content and media now online

December 2019 Luxembourg, Luxembourg

The Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe programme has renewed its Website. Detailed information on Statutory activities with complete documentation are now online, together with many useful Resources such as reference texts, Programme’s publications, studies and documents as well as...

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Georgia makes a voluntary contribution to the EPA on Cultural Routes

November 2019 Luxembourg, Luxembourg

In the framework of the Georgian Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe (November 2019 – May 2020), the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe programme features amongst the priorities. In order to further support the statutory activities of the Enlarged Partial...

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Georgia: 1st Training Seminar on Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe for EPA member States

5-6 December 2019 Tbilisi, Georgia

On 5-6 December, the European Institute of Cultural Routes (EICR), the Technical Agency of the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe programme, delivered a Training seminar in Tbilisi, Georgia. It was the first Training seminar organized and delivered upon request from a member State of the...

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6 neue Mitglieder treten der Europäischen Straße der Megalithkultur bei: Zertifizierungszeremonie, „Leave no stone unturned!“ Internationale Konferenz

3-5 Dezember 2019 Sankelmark, Deutschland

Am 3.-5. Dezember fand die internationale Konferenz „Leave no stone unturned! Megaliths in Conference“ in Sankelmark, Schleswig-Holstein (Deutschland), statt. Die Konferenz war der jährliche Höhepunkt der Europäischen Straße der Megalithkultur, der zertifizierten Kulturroute des Europarates. An...

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Bewerbungen jetzt offen ! Gelegenheit zur Abordnung von Beamten der Mitgliedstaaten bei der EPA über Kulturrouten des Europarates in Luxemburg im Jahr 2020

2. DEZEMBER 2019 LUXEMBURG, LUXEMBURG

Auf der offiziellen Website des Europarates wurde soeben eine Aufforderung zur Einreichung von Bewerbungen für die Abordnung als Programmmanager mit dem erweiterten Teilabkommen über Kulturrouten des Europarates (EPA) an seinem Hauptsitz in Luxemburg (Luxemburg) veröffentlicht. Der Vertrag hat...

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Georgien: Vorsitz des Europarates im Ministerkomitee - Kulturrouten unter den Prioritäten

27. NOVEMBER 2019 Straßburg, Frankreich

Am 27. November übernahm Georgien für einen Zeitraum von 6 Monaten (November 2019 - Mai 2020) die Präsidentschaft des Ministerkomitees des Europarates. David ZALKALIANI, Minister für auswärtige Angelegenheiten von Georgien und neuer Vorsitzender des Ministerkomitees, stellte die Prioritäten der...

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Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC): Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe presented at the Joint Meeting of the Working Groups on Culture and on Cooperation in Tourism

26 NOVEMBER 2019 ISTANBUL, TURKEY

On 26 November, the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe programme was presented at Joint Meeting of the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) Working Groups on Culture and on Cooperation in Tourism at the BSEC Headquarters in Istanbul, Turkey. Mr. Stefano DOMINIONI,...

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France: Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe programme presented at the Cycle of High Studies on Culture (CHEC) of the French Ministry of Culture

22 NOVEMBER 2019 STRASBOURG, FRANCE

On 22 November, the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe programme was presented at the Cycle of High Studies on Culture of the French Ministry of Culture (Cycle des Hautes Études de la Culture - CHEC) in the premises of the Council of Europe (Palais de l’Europe, Strasbourg). Mr Stefano...

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Declaration of the 9th Annual Advisory Forum on Cultural Routes: Cultural Routes FOR Cultural Tourism

20 NOVEMBER 2019 LUXEMBOURG, LUXEMBOURG

Following the Annual Advisory Forum which took place in Sibiu, Romania, on 2-4 October 2019, the “Declaration of the 9th Annual Advisory Forum Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe” recognises the vital role of the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe in the expansion of cultural tourism. ...

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Lithuania: Conference and Workshops on "The Concept of Development of Cultural Routes in Lithuania"

13 NOVEMBER 2019 KAUNAS AND VILNIUS, LITHUANIA

On 7-8 October, the Ministry of Culture of Lithuania together with Norwegian Authorities organised a conference followed by a workshop dedicated to exchanging experiences on exploring the social-economic potential of Cultural Routes within the context of cultural tourism. The events were held in...

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Certification Ceremony along the “Le Corbusier Destinations: Architectural Promenades”

4 NOVEMBER 2019 PARIS, FRANCE

On 4 November, the Certification Ceremony of “Le Corbusier Destinations: Architectural Promenades” took place at the Cité de Refuge in Paris (France). Mr. Stefano DOMINIONI, Executive Secretary of the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe (EPA) and Director of the...

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Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe: Cultural Routes programme presented at the 37th Session

30 OCTOBER 2019 STRASBOURG, FRANCE

On 30 October, the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe Programme was presented at the 37th Session of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe by Mr. Levan Kharatishvili (Georgia), Vice-Chair of the Governing Board of the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural...

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The Council of Europe nominated new Honorary Ambassador of the Santiago de Compostela Pilgrim Routes

24 OCTOBER 2019 SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, SPAIN

On 24 October, the Council of the Galician Government (Xunta de Galicia) appointed the Council of Europe as the new Honorary Ambassador of the Santiago de Compostela Pilgrim Routes for its contribution to the knowledge of Saint James Way as well as the promotion and dissemination of Jacobean...

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The Compostela Group of Universities joins the University Network on Cultural Routes Studies

25 OCTOBER 2019 SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, SPAIN

On 25 October, the Compostela Group of Universities (CGU) joined the Network of Universities on Cultural Routes Studies through a General Framework Agreement of Collaboration with the European Institute of Cultural Routes. On the occasion CGU was represented by Prof. Mrs. Carla MARTINS from the...

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Council of Europe: meeting of the Committee of the Member States of the EPA on Cultural Routes (programme and budget 2020-2021)

21 OCTOBER 2019 STRASBOURG, FRANCE

On 21 October, the Committee of the members States of the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes (EPA) composed of the 33 Permanent Representatives of the member States to the Council of Europe met in the premises of the Council of Europe (Palais de l’Europe, Strasbourg) to discuss the...

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European Route of Industrial Heritage: 15th Annual Conference and Certification Ceremony

16-18 OCTOBER 2019 BERLIN, GERMANY

On 16-18 October, the 15th European Route of Industrial Heritage (ERIH) Annual Conference “Industrial Heritage Tourism – It’s All in the Mix” took place at the German Technical Museum in Berlin, Germany. On Thursday 17, Stefano DOMINIONI, Executive Secretary of the Enlarged Partial Agreement on...

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Germany: the City of Leipzig joins the VIA REGIA (3rd International Symposium)

16 OCTOBER 2019 LEIPZIG, GERMANY

On 16-18 October, the 3rd VIA REGIA International Symposium (3. internationale Symposium VIA REGIA - Kulturroute des Europarates) took place at the Tapetenwerk in Leipzig, Germany. On the occasion of the International Symposium, the City of Leipzig officially joined the VIA REGIA Cultural Route...

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Cultural Routes network members: strong growth in the first half of 2019

23 OCTOBER 2019 LUXEMBOURG, LUXEMBOURG

Each year, the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe Programme sees a growing number of network members. Particularly, the first half of 2019 saw a remarkable development in that figure, with 170 new members engaging in Route networks and thus in the Programme. Such a growth involved almost...

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Austria: meeting with Minister of Digital and Economic Affairs Elisabeth UDOLF-STROBL, President of the “Via Habsburg”

15 OCTOBER 2019 VIENNA, AUSTRIA

On 15 October, Mr. Stefano DOMINIONI, Executive Secretary of the EPA on Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe and Director of European Institute of Cultural Routes was invited to meet with Mrs. Elisabeth UDOLF-STROBL, Federal Minister of Digital and Economic Affairs of Austria and President of...

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