News

Feb
22
2017

Flood Resilient Museums project: Visit of the Carré d’Art in Nîmes

In the framework of the Flood Resilient Museums project, conducted by the AVEC network and the IPGR with the support of the Ministry of the Environment and the Ministry of Culture, a meeting was held in Nîmes, on February 10, 2017. This meeting brought together representatives of the cultural field, risk specialists and representatives of […]

Jan
19
2017

Meeting of the network of Portuguese-speaking Capital Cities

On 19 and 20 January 2017, the city of Mértola (Portugal) is hosting a meeting of the network of Portuguese-speaking Capital Cities on the Protection and Management of Historic Centers, on Heritage enhancement and on the process of inscription on the World Heritage list (UNESCO). This meeting is an opportunity to bring together representatives of […]

Nov
28
2016

Presentation of the Methodological guide at the Villa Méditerranée

On 4th October 2016, the Alliance of Euro-Mediterranean Cultural Cities, in partnership with the AViTeM and the Villa Méditerranée, presented the “Methodological guide for the sustainable management of Mediterranean historic cities”, within the framework of the round table ” Which future for the patrimonial management of Mediterranean cities? “. This meeting made it possible to […]

Oct
12
2016

Board of Directors meeting of the AVEC network

The Board of Directors meeting of the AVEC took place from 1st to 3rd October 2016, in Szombathely (Hungary). Beyond the discussions and debates on the actions in progress and future projects, this meeting was an opportunity to pay a special attention to the cultural development of this Hungarian town in connection with the figure […]

Jul
25
2016

The Avec network in the Forum of international action of local authorities

The AVEC network has just completed the achievement of the Methodological Guide on the sustainable management of historic cities in the Mediterranean. This book was realized in response to a call for projects of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs to encourage enhancement and protection of heritage in decentralized cooperation actions. This guide intended for […]

Jun
21
2016

General Assembly – Niska Banja (Serbia) 2016

The 2016 General Assembly of the Alliance of European Cities of Culture took place in Niska Banja in Serbia on 20th May 2016. This meeting brought together representatives, elected officials and technicians of fourteen European cities around the international development of cultural and heritage projects. In this framework, a working commission on Qualicities label was […]

Apr
11
2016

The Islamic Festival of Mértola wins the prize for best event of 2015

The Islamic Festival of Mértola (Portugal) received the prize for the best event of 2015 awarded by “Entidade Regional de Turismo do Alentejo / Ribatejo”. This distinction is the result of the work and the strategy of the municipality to implement a cultural policy based on heritage, history and identity.

Apr
6
2016

European week of taste education in Tours

From 18 to 23 April, a European week of taste education is organized in Tours with meetings, tastings, lectures, in a spirit of sharing around a common theme: the goose and poultry. This event is organized as part of the European Food Education Season – EFES, a European project supported by the EU, around education […]

Mar
30
2016

AVEC network participates in the National Conference of Natural Hazards

The French Ministry of Ecology organizes the National Conference of Natural Hazards. The aim is to bring together all the stakeholders (local authorities, government departments, scientists, businesses, civil society, etc.) involved in the management of disaster risks. AVEC network will participate in this third edition that will be held in Marseille (France) on March 22 […]

Mar
30
2016

Pôle Industries culturelles et patrimoines meeting

Le Pôle Industries culturelles et Patrimoines (Cultural and Heritage Industries Groupe) organizes an annual event for stakeholders involved in all the different phases of the valorisation of a territory, its heritage and its cultures. The meeting took place at the “Pont du Gard” on March 11 and it was an opportunity to increase awareness of […]

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