News

Mar
30
2016

The AVEC network involved in the COP21

As part of the many debates held during the COP21, Christian Mourisard, deputy mayor of Arles in charge of heritage and tourism and Honorary President of the AVEC Network, participated in the roundtable “Conservation, preservation and enhancement of the heritage face development and climate challenges” which took place in Paris on December 11, 2015.

Aug
31
2015

General Assembly 2015 – Arles

The General Assembly 2015 of the Alliance of European Cultural Cities was held at the House of Cultural Industries and Editors in Arles on 3 and 4 July 2015. This meeting brought together representatives, elected officials and technicians from ten European cities around the implementation of cultural and heritage international projects. In this context, a […]

Sep
15
2014

International Year of Light and Light based Technologies 2015

On 20 December 2013, The United Nations (UN) General Assembly 68th Session proclaimed 2015 as the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies (IYL 2015). 

This International Year has been the initiative of a large consortium of scientific bodies together with UNESCO, and will bring together many different stakeholders including scientific societies and unions, educational […]

Jan
10
2014

Debrief of the International Forum “Heritages and risks in Europe and the Mediterranean”

Organised by the AVEC Network and the UATI, in partnership with the Ministry of Ecology, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Culture, the French Agency of development, ICOMOS and the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Regional Council, the international forum “Heritages and Risks in Europe and the Mediterranean” was held on Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 in […]

Sep
19
2013

Welcome to the new Deputy-Mayor of Osijek (Croatia)

Denis Ambruš is the new Deputy-Mayor of Osijek (Croatia). He was born in Osijek in 1970 where he finished high school.  He graduated from the Faculty of Architecture of the Zagreb University and became an engineer of architecture. He attended the postgraduate study of spatial and urban planning on Civil Engineering, at the University of […]

Mar
29
2013

Edict of Milan 313-2013, Serbia

Considering the significance and the impact of the Edict of Milan on the all-encompassing church, state and social life since the age of Constantine the Great until our time and itseverlasting value and permanent actuality Nis City has declared the Year of 2013 the Official Year of Edict of Milan Anniversary Celebration. Events dedicated to […]

Mar
27
2013

Exhibition « AVEC and its members »

The Alliance of European Cultural Cities presents an international touring exhibition designed to highlight all the member cities of the AVEC Network. The exhibition will be presented, for the first time, in Mediana (Serbia) during the General Assembly meeting 2013. Discover the member cities of the AVEC Network through the exhibition: – Aix en Provence (France) – Arles (France) […]

Jan
29
2013

Croatia, 28th EU member country?

Croatia applied for EU membership in 2003 and was in negotiations from 2005 until 2011. On 9 December 2011 leaders from the EU and Croatia signed the accession treaty. Subject to its ratification by all EU countries and Croatia, then the country will become the 28th EU member country on 1 July 2013. Throughout the […]

Jan
29
2013

Marseille-Provence 2013, European Capital of Culture

Between Europe and the Mediterranean, the two million inhabitants of Marseille Provence mobilized to offer, throughout the year 2013, the best of their creativity, their knowledge and their dreams. A communal offering that we offer to share in any ambition and simplicity, throughout the year 2013, the whole of Marseille Provence. 12 and 13 January […]

Jan
29
2013

Save Europe’s Cultural Heritage

European Investment Bank (EIB) teams up with Europa Nostra to save Europe’s Cultural Heritage 24 January 2013 : Europe’s leading heritage organisation Europa Nostra has launched today its new flagship programme ‘The 7 Most Endangered’ with the European Investment Bank Group, represented by the EIB Institute, as its founding partner. This programme will identify endangered […]

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