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The Alliance of Euro-Mediterranean Cultural Cities (A.V.E.C.), European network of historical territorial communities, was created in 1997 by five European cities : Pécs in Hungary, Olomouc in Czech Republic, Tours in France, Tolède in Spain and the Italian city of Cosenza.
The main objective of the A.V.E.C. project was, at the beginning, to create a perennial network for exchanging experiences and good practices in the field of heritage enhancement, at both local level and interregional scale.
The members of the Alliance of Euro-Mediterranean Cultural Cities work together around the following objectives:
The activities of the network focus on several main axis :
Since 2012, the Alliance of Euro-Mediterranean Cultural Cities is labelled for its “international expertise of French territorial communities” by the French Minisitry of Foreign Affairs for the theme “Sustainable development and enhancement of cultures and heritage”.
The AVEC network is also recognized as « Official Partner of UNESCO » since May 2015.