Second Regional Seminar of the European Commission/Council of Europe joint programme “The Faro Way”

16-17 May 2019 Maastricht and Heerlen, the Netherlands

As follow up of the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage and in co-operation with the Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands, a second seminar of the joint project “The Faro Way: enhanced participation in cultural heritage” will be organised in Maastricht and Heerlen on 16-17 May 2019...

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16th meeting of the Bureau of the CDCPP

4-5 April 2019 Strasbourg, France

The 16th meeting of the Bureau of the Steering Committee for Culture, Heritage and Landscape (CDCPP) took place in Strasbourg on 4-5 April 2019. The Bureau members exchanged on current CDCPP activities and working methods, as well as future challenges. They discussed, inter alia, the Council of...

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Third Faro Convention Network gathering

19-20 December 2018 Bordeaux, France

Hosted by the Nouvelle Aquitaine regional authorities, the annual gathering of the Faro Convention’s inspired initiatives took place in Bordeaux (France) with the participation of facilitators of 20 initiatives from 11 Council of Europe member States. Participants discussed both the respective...

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Spain signed the Convention on the Value of Cultural Heritage for Society

12 December 2018 Strasbourg, France

On Wednesday 12 December 2018, in the presence of the Deputy Secretary General, Ambassador Manuel Montobbio, Permanent Representative of Spain to the Council of Europe signed the Convention on the Value of Cultural Heritage for Society (the “Faro Convention”, CETS No.199). This signature...

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First Regional Seminar of the European Commission/Council of Europe joint programme “The Faro Way”

13-14 December 2018 Madrid, Spain

As part of the European Year of Cultural Heritage and in co-operation with the Spanish Ministry of Culture and Sports, a first seminar of the joint project “The Faro Way: enhanced participation in cultural heritage” brought together in Madrid on 13-14 December 2018 representatives from seven...

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#EuropeForCulture – Closing Conference of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018

6-7 December 2018 Vienna, Austria

Heritage professionals and policy makers are meeting in Vienna on 6-7 December to close the programme of the European Year of Cultural Heritage. After 12 months and over 11,700 events involving 6.2 million people, the Year successfully raised public awareness, disseminated examples of good...

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Second Faro Convention research workshop: “Heritage and Participatory Citizenship: cross-fertilization roads”

3-4 December 2018 Huelva, Spain

Following a first workshop held in Fontecchio (Italy) in 2017 on communities’ revitalisation through heritage after a disaster, this second workshop organised in Huelva (Spain) focused on the actual organisation of heritage communities to participate as effectively as possible in the overall...

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Adoption of a Recommendation on culture’s contribution to strengthening the internet as an emancipatory force

14 November 2018

The Committee of Ministers adopted Recommendation CM/Rec(2018)10 on culture’s contribution to strengthening the internet as an emancipatory force on 14 November 2018. This text recommends that member States draw on culture and cultural players as vital elements for reinforcing the internet and...

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Expert Seminar on Culture, Creativity and Artificial Intelligence

E-relevance of Culture in the Age of AI

12-13 October 2018 Rijeka, Croatia

Culture, Creativity and Artificial Intelligence were discussed at an expert seminar in Rijeka, Croatia on 12-13 October 2018. The seminar “E-relevance of Culture in the Age of AI”, organised in the framework of the Croatian Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe,...

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15th meeting of the Bureau of the CDCPP

6-7 November 2018 Strasbourg, France

The 15th meeting of the Bureau of the Steering Committee for Culture, Heritage and Landscape (CDCPP) took place in Strasbourg on 6-7 November 2018. The Bureau members exchanged on CDCPP activities and working methods, and discussed the follow-up to the first meeting of the Chairs of the Council...

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