Handbook on the European Heritage Days for National Coordinators and Stakeholders

10th July 2020

The European Heritage Days are pleased to announce the publication of new Handbook for National Coordinators and Stakeholders. Democratic participation in cultural life and the right to practise one’s own culture is essential for the well-being of societies where multiple identities and...

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Faro Coffee Talks: new initiative in the framework of the Faro Convention Network

7-9 July 2020

A new “Faro Talks” initiative was set up in the framework of the Faro Convention Network. Its first edition will take place from 7 to 9 July and consist of three “morning coffee talks” on some topics of relevance for the application of the Faro Convention. The three topics selected for this first...

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European Heritage Days Stories Awards Announced

30 June 2020

Every year, the European Heritage Days invites communities across the continent to share their special stories about Europe’s cultural heritage. The European Heritage Days Stories initiative brings people together to celebrate, share and support the work being undertaken by communities in...

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CDCPP meetings in 2020 – 30 June and 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 shortened plenary session on 12-13 November in Strasbourg. The idea is to keep the dynamics of the Committee going throughout the year, so...

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Reflection Group to discuss the Congress Report “Culture without borders: Cultural heritage management for local and regional development”

18 June 2020

Culture and Cultural Heritage Secretariat participated on 16th June in the Reflection Group organized by the Current Affairs Committee of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities to discuss the Report “Culture without borders: Cultural heritage management for local and regional...

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Culture and heritage of Europe in the time of COVID-19

15 June 2020

Education, heritage and culture don’t stop to exist just because we can’t go out. Across Europe, museums, organisations and galleries are running initiatives to engage audiences and allow them to access resources and activities even as Covid-19 stops us from leaving the house. Technology is an...

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Webinar: Faro Convention Principles and the UN Agenda 2030

Starts at 11.00 and ends at 13.00 (CET) time on Thursday 21 May 2020.

Blanca Miedes Ugarte, member of the Faro Convention Network and Professor at the Department of Economics at the University of Huelva, Spain. Prosper Wanner, Council of Europe expert and member of Hôtel du Nord and Les oiseaux de Passage initiatives. Starts at 11.00 and ends at 13.00 (CET) time on...

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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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The new Faro Convention Brochure: the way forward with heritage

23 April 2020

Citizens’ involvement in the cultural heritage field is proving to be more relevant than ever. In the light of the important effects of the present COVID-19 crisis on the heritage sector, all stakeholders, including authorities (local, regional and national), heritage communities and civil...

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Covid-19 - How to explore art, culture and heritage of Europe from home

15 April 2020

With Covid 19, a large number of people are currently teleworking, confined to their homes for who knows how long? And once the working day is over, we probably have free time to fill at home – free time that can be filled with cultural activities. While nothing can replace the intense...

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