Certification cycle 2020-2021: A record number of 16 new applications for the “Cultural Route of the Council of Europe” certification received

6 August Luxembourg, Luxembourg

The Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe are subject to regular monitoring and three-year evaluation procedure through independent expert reports and recommendations. This year, 4 certified Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe will undergo the process of regular evaluation: European...

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Luxembourg : Exhibition on the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe

17 September - 17 November 2020 Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Between 17 September and 17 November 2020, an exhibition on "The Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe in Luxembourg" will take place at Hall du Funiculaire, Middle Station, Pfaffenthal (Luxembourg). The exhibition is organised by the European Institute of Cultural Routes (EICR), with the...

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The Black Sea Universities Network (BSUN) joins the University Network on Cultural Routes Studies

27 July 2020 Luxembourg, Luxembourg

The Black Sea Universities Network (BSUN) has just joined the University Network on Cultural Routes Studies. A General Framework Agreement for Collaboration between BSUN and the European Institute of Cultural Routes was signed by Mr. Stefano DOMINIONI, Executive Secretary of the Enlarged Partial...

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Branding of the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe: 3 new booklets now available

27 July 2020 Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Three new branding booklets on the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe Programme have been published targeting different audiences and are now available for download. The new booklets are the first publications specifically devoted to Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe’s institutional...

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Luxembourg: two new network members join “Iter Vitis” and the “European Route of Historic Thermal Towns”

June 2020 Luxembourg

Two new network members from Luxembourg just joined Iter Vitis Route and the European Route of Historic Thermal Towns, Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe. The Regional Tourist Office - Luxembourg Moselle Region acceded to the Iter Vitis European Federation, thus becoming the first member of...

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RURITAGE: Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe programme presented at webinar on heritage-based opportunities for rural regeneration

8 July 2020 Luxembourg, Luxembourg

On 8 July, the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe programme was represented at the RURITAGE Webinar “Thinking beyond the COVID-19 crisis: heritage-based opportunities for rural regeneration”. The Webinar discussed opportunities for the future of rural areas after the COVID-19 and how to...

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Call for independent experts: Country mapping and thematic reports

18 June 2020 Luxembourg, Luxembourg

The Council of Europe is the continent’s leading organisation in the protection of human rights, democracy and rule of law. It was founded in 1949 in order to promote greater unity between its members and now includes 47 member states, all having signed up to the European Convention on Human...

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Romania: the first Cultural Route certified by the Ministry of Economy, Energy and Business Environment

25 June 2020 Bucharest, Romania

The Ministry of Economy, Energy and Business Environment (MEEMA), through the International Relations and European Affairs Service in the field of Tourism, has created a voluntary system for the recognition of Cultural Routes, developed by tourism organizations or by local public authorities. In...

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Greece - Live webinars: "Cultural Routes Dialogues: challenges and opportunities post Covid-19"

26 June 2020 Luxembourg, Luxembourg

The Secretariat of the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes (EPA) and of the European Institute of Cultural Routes is pleased to announce the organization of its first cycle of live webinars: “Cultural Routes Dialogues: challenges and opportunities post Covid-19”. The aim of this...

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Cultural Routes Database with Interactive Map now online

23 June 2020 Luxembourg, Luxembourg

The European Institute of Cultural Routes (EICR) has developed the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe Database with the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and the Directorate of Information Technology of the Council of Europe. An online platform accessible...

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Georgia: two new certified “Cultural Routes of Georgia” and Memorandum of Understanding with the National Tourism Administration

18 June 2020 Tbilisi, Georgia

On June 18, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of Georgia and the National Tourism Administration of Georgia, in order to promote and develop cultural tourism. The Memorandum was signed by the Deputy Minister of Education,...

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Online Training Seminar for cultural routes applying for the "Cultural Route of the Council of Europe" certification

10-12 June 2020 Luxembourg, Luxembourg

On 10-12 June, a Training for cultural routes applying for the "Cultural Route of the Council of Europe" certification was held as an online seminar. The Training was organised by the Secretariat of the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe (EPA) and the European...

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April-May 2020 Newsletter of the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe now available online

9 June 2020 Luxembourg, Luxembourg

The April-May 2020 Newsletter of the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe Programme has been just released. The Newsletter gathers all the activities carried out by the Secretariat of the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe (EPA) and the European Institute...

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Mid Sweden University (Mittuniversitetet, MIUN) joins the University Network on Cultural Routes Studies

11 May 2020 Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Mid Sweden University (Mittuniversitetet, MIUN) has just joined the University Network on Cultural Routes Studies. A General Framework Agreement for Collaboration between the University and the European Institute of Cultural Routes was signed by Mr. Stefano DOMINIONI, Executive Secretary of the...

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Live webinars: "Cultural Routes Dialogues: challenges and opportunities post Covid-19" - 3. France and Monaco

4 June 2020 Luxembourg, Luxembourg

The Secretariat of the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes and of the European Institute of Cultural Routes is pleased to announce the organization of its first cycle of live webinars: “Cultural Routes Dialogues: challenges and opportunities post Covid-19”. The aim of this initiative is...

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Webinar: “Covid-19 and the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe: Impacts and Responses”

28 May 2020 Luxembourg, Luxembourg

On 28 May, the webinar “Covid-19 and the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe: Impacts and Responses” was held with the participation of representatives of the 38 certified Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe. The event was organized by the EPA Secretariat and the European Institute of...

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Croatia: New Brochure on Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe

26 May 2020 Zagreb, Croatia

The Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Croatia, member of the Governing Board of the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe (EPA), in cooperation with the EPA Secretariat and the Croatian representatives of certified Cultural Routes, has published a new 2020...

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Online Training Seminar for cultural routes applying for the "Cultural Route of the Council of Europe" certification - CERTIFICATION CYCLE 2020-2021

9-12 June 2020 Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Each year, candidate routes interested in being certified as “Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe” can submit an application to the Governing Board of the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe. Prior submission of their application for certification,...

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Live webinars: "Cultural Routes Dialogues: challenges and opportunities post Covid-19" - 2. Italy, San Marino and the Holy See

15 May 2020 Luxembourg, Luxembourg

The Secretariat of the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes and of the European Institute of Cultural Routes is pleased to announce the organization of its first cycle of live webinars: "Cultural Routes Dialogues: challenges and opportunities post Covid-19". The aim of this initiative is...

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Luxembourg: Europe Day 2020, the European Institute of Cultural Routes participates in online celebrations

9 May 2020 Luxembourg, Luxembourg

On 9 May 2020, the European Institute of Cultural Routes took part in the online celebrations of Europe Day 2020 in Luxembourg with a greeting video and a short presentation of the 38 certified Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe. The Representation of the European Commission in Luxembourg...

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