Croatia: international conference on the “Cultural Routes of the Olive Tree” as a model for Europe’s values, heritage and sustainable development

14-16 November 2018 Mali Losinj, Croatia

In the framework of the Croatian Chairmanship of the Council of Europe and of the Central European Initiative, in cooperation with the Croatian Ministry of Tourism and the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes, the international conference “Cultural Routes of the Olive Tree as a model for...

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The European Institute of Cultural Routes receives the Iberian Biennial of Cultural Heritage Award

10 NOVEMBER 2018 VALLADOLID, SPAIN

The European Institute of Cultural Routes (Luxembourg) was awarded the 2018 XI Iberian Biennial of Cultural Heritage award for its contribution to European values and longtime support to the Cultural Routes of the Council Europe Programme. Set up as part of a political agreement between the...

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2018 meeting of the Committee of the Member States of the EPA on Cultural Routes

23 OCTOBER 2018 STRASBOURG, FRANCE

On 23 October 2018, the Committee of the members States of the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes (EPA) met in the premises of the Council of Europe (Palais de l’Europe, Strasbourg), where they discussed budgets, the updated programme of activities 2018 and the draft programme 2019. ...

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Romania: First Routes4U meeting for the Danube Region (EUSDR)

6 NOVEMBER 2018 BUCHAREST, ROMANIA

On 6 November, the first Routes4U meeting for the Danube Region (EUSDR) took place in Bucharest, Romania. Over 70 participants from national and regional institution from the EU macro-region, as well as Cultural Routes certified by the Council of Europe and projects, contributed to identify the...

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France : Presence of the Council of Europe at the International Heritage Fair 2018

25-28 October 2018 Paris, FRANCE

At the occasion of the International Heritage Fair in Paris, France (25-28 October 2018), the European Institute of Cultural Routes (EICR), the Secretariat of the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes and European Heritage Days co-hosted a stand visited by over 20,000 Salon visitors. The...

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Montenegro: Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe presented at Milocer Development Forum

21-22 SEPTEMBER 2018 CETINJE, MONTENEGRO

On 21-22 September 2018, the XXIII Regional Milocer Development Forum “Economic Development Model based on Tourism – Challenges and Threats” was held in Cetinje, Montenegro. Stefano Dominioni, Executive Secretary of the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes and Director of the European...

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Evaluation cycle 2018-2019: 10 certified Cultural Routes under regular evaluation; 12 cultural route networks applying for certification

October 2018 Luxembourg

The Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe are all subject of regular monitoring and three-year evaluation procedure through independent expert report and recommendations. This year, 10 certified Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe undergo the process of regular evaluation: the Viking...

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Bulgaria: Cultural Routes programme at the 7th Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region

18-19 OCTOBER 2018 SOFIA, BULGARIA

In 2018, the rotating Presidency of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region (EUSDR) has been taken over by Bulgaria. As a key event of the 2018 Bulgarian Presidency, the 7th Annual Forum of the EUSDR was held in Sofia on 18-19 October. Jointly organised by Bulgaria and by the European Commission...

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Serbia: Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe presented at the 8th Business Conference SEET 2018

3 October 2018 Belgrade, SERBIA

On 3 October 2018, the 8th Business Conference on South East Europe Tourism 2018 was held in Belgrade, Serbia. Under the auspices of the Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications and the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Serbia, this international conference focused on identifying...

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8th Annual Advisory Forum on Cultural Routes (Görlitz, Germany)

26-28 September 2018 Görlitz, Germany

The theme of the 2018 Annual Advisory Forum on Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe was "Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe connecting cultural values, heritage sites and citizens: strategies and synergies in a global perspective". The 8th Annual Advisory Forum was organised under the...

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Italy: Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe presented at Villa Vigoni

9-11 September 2018 Villa Vigoni, Italy

On the occasion of the international event “Vigoni for Europe: Cultural Heritage and International Cultural Relations" on 9-11 September 2018, Stefano Dominioni, Director of the European Institute of Cultural Routes and Executive Secretary of the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes, was...

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Norway: First Routes4U meeting for the Baltic Sea Region

6-7 September 2018 Oslo, Norway

On 6 and 7 September, the first Routes4U meeting for the Baltic Sea Region (EUSBSR) took place in Oslo, Norway. More than 50 participants from national and regional institution belonging to EUSBSR, as well as representatives of the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe crossing the EU...

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"Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe connecting cultural values, heritage sites and citizens: strategies and synergies in a global perspective"

8th Cultural Routes Annual Advisory Forum

26-28 September 2018 Görlitz, Germany

The Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe Annual Advisory Forum 2018, "Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe connecting cultural values, heritage sites and citizens: strategies and synergies in a global perspective", will take place on 26-28 September in Görlitz (Germany). Organised by the...

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Certification ceremony of Via Charlemagne

04 July 2018 Strasbourg, France

The certification ceremony of Via Charlemagne Cultural Route took place on the 4th July in the headquarters of the European Parliament in Strasbourg. The certificate awarding the “Cultural Route of the Council of Europe” certification was handed over on behalf of the Deputy Secretary General of...

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Spain: Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe presented at the XI International Jacobean Lessons

17 July 2018 Santiago de Compostela, Spain

On the 17th July the XI Edition of the Jacobean International Lessons took place at the Santiago de Compostela University, in Spain. This year, the main topic of the Summer Course was “El Camino de Santiago in the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage” and it was aimed at commemorating the 25th...

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Call for Independent Experts (2018-2021): Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe certification and regular evaluation cycles

July 2018

Pursuant Resolution CM/Res(2013)67, the Secretariat of the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe (EPA) shall update every three years its list of eligible independent experts who may be asked to provide opinions on the award of the “Cultural Route of the Council...

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Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe presented at the Parliamentary Assembly meeting

25 June 2018 Strasbourg, France

On Monday 25 June, the meeting of the Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media; Sub-Committee on Culture, Diversity and Heritage of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe was held in Strasbourg, chaired by Ms. Nino Goguadze (Georgia). Stefano Dominioni, Executive Secretary...

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Presentation at the Session of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe

18 June 2018 Strasbourg, France

On 18th June, the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe programme was presented by Stefano Dominioni, Executive Secretary of the EPA on Cultural Routes, at the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe, Chamber of the Regions, chaired by Gunn Marit-Helgesen (Norway)....

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2018 Cultural Routes Training Academy

12-15 JUNE 2018 YUSTE, SPAIN

The 7th edition of the Training Academy on Cultural Routes, organised by the European Institute of Cultural Routes, the Cooperation Network of European Routes of the Emperor Charles V and the European and Ibero-American Academy of Yuste Foundation, with the support of the Regional Government of...

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Italy: First international European Silk Route meeting

7 June 2018 Venice, Italy

On 7th June 2018, was held the first international meeting of the European Silk Route project in Venice, Italy. The meeting was attended by Mrs Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni, Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Mrs Luisella Pavan-Woolfe, Director of the Council of Europe Venice...

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