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Jan
7
2019

“Passing-by, glances at the Roman-Byzantine heritage” exhibition in Arles

After a two months opening period at the Chapelle des Trinitaires in Arles, the exhibition meet a great success. Indeed, from September the 15th to November the 17th, the project welcomed more than 3800 visitors who discovered the pictures taken by the photographer Jean-Claude Martinez in 10 cities of 7 countries of the AVEC network. […]

Jan
4
2019

Partnership convention with the Technical Bureau of Lebanese cities

During the Board of Administrators 2018, the chairman of the Alliance of Euro-mediterranean Cultural Cities, Christian Mourisard, officially signed a partnership convention with the Technical Bureau of Lebanese Cities. The Technical Bureau of Lebanese Cities, whose chairman Béchir Odeimi, is the organisation animating the network lebanese cities member of the world organisation United Cities and […]

Jan
4
2019

2019, Année Balzac à Tours [#BalzacTours]

Honoré de Balzac was born in Tours on May 20th 1799. For his 220th’s birthday, the city of Tours will celebrate his extraordinary legacy. Besides a rich cultural programme, the tribute will continue during a capaign to collect donations financing a contemporary art work inspired by the novelist’s most famous book: the Human Comedy. To […]

Jan
4
2019

Board of Administrators 2018 in Mértola (Portugal)

From the 7th to 9th November 2018, the members of the AVEC met for the Board of Administrators 2018 in the city of Mértola in Portugal. As a long-standing member, Mértola has already welcomed several meetings of the AVEC Network. Located in the southern part of Portugal, close to the spanish border, this historical city […]

Jan
4
2019

Participation to the European Week of Regions and Cities

Organised by the Directorate-General responsible for the Regional and Urban Policy (DG REGIO) and the European Committee of the Regions, this yearly meeting gathered in 2018 more than 6000 participants, 140 local authorities and hosted 170 seminars. This meeting took place within the context of the preparation of the next budget 2021-2027 and for the […]

Dec
8
2017

The AVEC network organizes a workshop on Qualicities

As part of the three-year agreement signed with the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and in order to present the Qualicities methodology to new members of the network who are in need of tools to improve their cultural heritage management, the AVEC network organized a thematic workshop in Arles from 22nd to 24th November 2017. […]

Nov
21
2017

The city of Tours, partner of the symposium “Gardens and Vegetal : Heritages of Val de Loire”

In the context of the cultural season about “Gardens in Val de Loire 2017”, the Mission Val de Loire et the Ambition Recherche Développement, Intelligence des Patrimoines program, co-organize, in partnership with the city of @Tours and the royal Abbey of Fontevraud, a symposium entitled “Gardens and Vegetal : Heritages of Val de Loire” which […]

Oct
27
2017

Support Evora’s application as European Capital of Culture in 2027

Évora promotes its intention of applying to the “European Capital of Culture” in 2027. For that, a delegation of the Municipality of Évora will be present in the “International Heritage Fair”, taking place in Paris next 02 to 05 of November, in order to promote the intention of applying to the European Capital of Culture […]

May
30
2017

The AVEC network receives a label of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

As part of the Program PACT3 of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs to support the thematic cooperation of local and regional authorities and following our application for the renewal of the PACT2 label, our network has received the PACT3 label for the theme « Sustainable development of cultural heritages and risk prevention ». This label recognizes the competences of […]

Apr
28
2017

General meeting of the AVEC network in Birgu, Malta

The AVEC Network General Assembly took place on 07, 08 and 09 April 2017 in the city of Birgu, Malta. This meeting was an opportunity to present the Activity report of the year 2016, but also to reflect and to exchange on the new actions in progress. The members of the network also unanimously approved the […]

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