Bureau of the Steering Committee for Culture, Heritage and Landscape (CDCPP)

27 June 2022 Strasbourg, France

On 27 June, the Bureau of the CDCPP will hold its first official face-to-face meeting since the pandemic began in 2020. Throughout the health crisis however, the Bureau members have continued to work in new ways in order to move the activities of the CDCPP forward and in line with the priorities...

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New recommendation on culture, cultural heritage and landscape

20 May 2022 Turin, Italy

During its annual session held in Turin, the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers adopted a Recommendation on the role of culture, cultural heritage and landscape in helping to address global challenges (Turin, 20.05.2022). The Recommendation affirms culture’s transformative role in...

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“Creating our future: creativity and cultural heritage as strategic resources for a diverse and democratic Europe”

1 April 2022 Strasbourg/online

The Steering Committee for Culture, Heritage and Landscape (CDCPP) and the Italian Ministry of Culture are organising a Conference of Ministers of Culture in the framework of the Italian Presidency of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe. The event will take place in hybrid format...

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Part II of the 10th CDCPP Plenary meeting

8-9 December 2021

The Steering Committee for Culture, Heritage and Landscape (CDCPP) will be holding Part II of its 10th Plenary meeting in an online format from 8 to 9 December 2021. Participants from among the fifty States signatory to the European Cultural Convention, and observers to the CDCPP, will exchange...

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10th plenary session of the Steering Committee for Culture, Heritage and Landscape (CDCPP)

18 June 2021 online

The CDCPP will hold part I of its 10th plenary session on 18 June 2021, in an online format. The agenda will include, inter alia, discussions on a new CDCPP Strategy in 2022-2025, and a proposal to prepare a draft recommendation on the essential role of culture, cultural heritage and landscape in...

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Extraordinary meeting

The CDCPP has elected its new Bureau

16 April 2021

At its extraordinary meeting of 16 April, the Steering Committee for Culture, Heritage and Landscape (CDCPP) elected Flora van REGTEREN ALTENA (Netherlands) as Chair, Terje-Birkrem HOVLAND (Norway) as Vice-Chair and two members of the Bureau, namely Solange MICHEL (Switzerland) and Nuran KARA...

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Culture in times of Covid-19 or how we discovered we cannot live without culture and creativity: Impressions and lessons learnt from Covid-19

A collection of diverse texts provided by members of the Steering Committee for Culture, Heritage and Landscape (CDCPP) provides an interesting account of how countries have been coping with the pandemic in 2020-21. Culture has been hit very hard and the texts testify to the many innovative...

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Manifesto on the Freedom of Expression of Arts and Culture in the Digital Era

10 November 2020 Strasbourg, France

The Council of Europe’s Steering Committee for Culture, Heritage and Landscape launched on 10 November a Manifesto on the Freedom of Expression of Arts and Culture in the Digital Era as well as the concept for a digital @exhibition « Free to Create, Create to be Free”. The Manifesto succinctly...

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CDCPP meetings in 2020 – 30 June and 10, 12-13 November

Reacting to the uncertain situation caused by the global pandemic, the CDCPP Bureau members decided to hold a one-day on-line CDCPP meeting on 30 June and a plenary session on 10, 12-13 November in Strasbourg. The idea is to keep the dynamics of the Committee going throughout the year, so that...

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18th meeting of the Bureau of the Steering Committee for Culture, Heritage and Landscape (CDCPP)

28 April 2020

This year, the spring-time meeting of the Bureau of the Steering Committee for Culture, Heritage and Landscape (CDCPP) will be happening on-line on 28 April 2020. Originally due to take place in Tbilisi, Georgia, the COVIC 19 crisis has meant new working methods have had to be put in place. The...

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