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

18 December 2017 Strasbourg, France

The 13th meeting of the Bureau of the Steering Committee for Culture, Heritage and Landscape (CDCPP) will take place in Strasbourg on 18 December 2017. Bureau members from Croatia, Finland, Georgia, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Republic of Moldova and Poland will reflect on achievements and...

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2nd Faro Convention Meeting in 2017

15-16 November 2017 Vilnius, Lithuania

The second Faro Convention Meeting in 2017 will take place in Vilnius, Lithuania on 15-16 November 2017. The event, entitled “The Faro Convention Approach and Urban Regeneration” will focus on: Public Space and Democracy – Urban Regeneration and communities; Dissonant Heritage and multiple...

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“Empowering Democracy through Culture – Digital Tools for Culturally Competent Citizens”

4th Council of Europe Platform Exchange on Culture and Digitisation

19-20 October 2017 Karlsruhe, Germany

The rise of ideological political movements and the success of populist parties in Europe are challenging the resilience of democracy. In many parts of the world, Europe remains a beacon of democratic progress. However, recently many societies seem to be less protective of their pluralistic and...

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Etoiles et Toiles du Cinéma Européen: action!

4 October 2017 Strasbourg, Fance

The opening evening of the 18th edition of the “Etoiles et Toiles du Cinéma Européen” will take place on Wednesday 4 October 2017 at 20h15 at the Odyssée cinema in Strasbourg in the presence of the members of the jury, the President of Eurimages, Mrs Catherine Trautmann, and the director of the...

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New Recommendation on Big Data for culture, literacy and democracy

27th September 2017 Strasbourg, France

The Committee of Ministers adopted Recommendation CM/Rec(2017)8 on Big Data for culture, literacy and democracy on 27 September 2017. In this text, the Committee of Ministers recommends that member States take positive steps towards providing critical digital media and information literacy in...

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Faro Convention Lab – Georgia

2-5 October 2017 Tbilisi, Georgia

The 3rd Faro Convention Lab will take place in Tbilisi, Machkhaani (Sighnaghi), Georgia on 2-5 October 2017. The event will focus on Faro Convention approach and democratic socio-economic models for community engagement with participants from Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Lithuania, Poland,...

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Faro Convention Research Study

9-12 October 2017 Fontecchio, Italy

In consultation with the CoE EUR-OPA Major Hazards Agreement, a research study is planned in Fontecchio, Italy in October 2017, with the focus on Faro Convention approach, community preparedness and post disaster revitalization. In this capacity, a group of academics and civil society...

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30 years of Cultural Routes: Building dialogue and sustainable development through European values and heritage

27-29 September 2017 Lucca (Italy)

A Europe rich in history, heritage and values: the Council of Europe Cultural Routes’ programme celebrates its 30th anniversary, on the occasion of the 7th Advisory Forum in Palazzo Ducale and Real Collegio in Lucca (Italy) on 27-29 September, with a special ceremony to highlight the relevance of...

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Celebrating the intrinsic relationship between people and nature

European Heritage Days 2017

8 September 2017

The European Heritage Days (EHDs), a joint initiative of the Council of Europe and the European Commission, are the most widely celebrated participatory cultural events shared by the citizens of Europe. The pan-European nature of the events contributes to bringing citizens together and...

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Workshop on strengthening the Council of Europe’s Indicator Framework on Culture and Democracy (IFCD)

30 June 2017 Berlin, Germany

A meeting of recognised statisticians in the cultural domain took place on 30 June at the Hertie School of Governance (Berlin), gathering experts from the OECD, EUNIC, Budapest Observatory, Milan University, Speyer University, Ljubljana Institute for Economic Research, the Hertie School of...

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