People, places, stories – Faro Convention Inspired Experiences

21 September 2021

The Faro Convention on the Value of Cultural Heritage for Society favours bottom-up actions and initiatives developed by civil society and heritage communities who value cultural heritage through the meanings it represents to them. As a result, a whole new horizon opens up, weaving connections...

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Competition for children and young people from six to seventeen years old

Young European Heritage Makers applications are now open

20 August 2021

Young European Heritage Makers is a competition for children and young people to encourage exploration, discovery and expression of their heritage! Children are the future of heritage protection and promotion, and we want to learn how they understand cultural heritage, collect and highlight...

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Deadline for tendering: Tuesday 14 September 2021

Call for tenders for consultancy services

16 July 2021

The Council of Europe’s Culture and Cultural Heritage Division is currently looking for Suppliers for the provision of policy work and follow-up activities on its conventions in the field of culture and cultural heritage also related to the subject of artificial intelligence and on combined...

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Compendium: Open Call for Experts for Luxembourg

Deadline for applications: 16 August 2021

The Compendium of Cultural Policies and Trends is looking for an cultural policy expert for Luxembourg in order to prepare a first cultural policy profile for Luxembourg in 2021. The deadline for applications for this Open Call for Experts is the 16th August 2021.

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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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The Nicosia Convention presented at UN Workshop on the Protection of Cultural Heritage

14-15 June 2021 online

On 14-15 June 2021, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) organised an online Intersessional Workshop on Cultural Rights and the Protection of Cultural Heritage. The UN Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights, representatives of OHCHR, UN Committee on Economic,...

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Third Regional Seminar "Faro Convention for concrete action on cultural heritage"

10-11 June 2021 online

The Council of Europe, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth of Georgia and the Georgian National Agency for Cultural Heritage Preservation are jointly organising a high-level seminar “Faro Convention for concrete action on cultural heritage”, that will take place from 10 to 11 June 2021 in...

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Poland signs the Faro Convention

10 May 2021 Strasbourg, France

In the presence of Mr Bjørn Berge, Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Ambassador Jerzy Baurski, Permanent Representative of Poland to the Council of Europe, signed on 10 May 2021 the Council of Europe Framework Convention on the Value of Cultural Heritage for Society (commonly...

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Conference on “Human Rights and Democracy” and Roundtable on the “Freedom of Expression of the Arts and Culture in the Digital Era”

5-6 May 2021 Kristiansand, Norway

The Director General of Democracy of the Coundil of Europe is offering a keynote speech at the Conference on Human Rights and Democracy on 5 May, organised by the City of Kristiansand in co-operation with the Council of Europe. This event with a focus on rights in times of the pandemic will be...

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Improving cultural heritage events accessibility by overcoming language barriers

European Heritage Days events - overcoming language barriers

04 May 2021

European Heritage Days through this year's theme Heritage: All-Inclusive are encouriging event organisers to consider how they can make their events more accessible and welcoming to all. Language is very important in expressing ourselvs and as such a key part of identity and culture. Language...

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