14.04.2010 -

Sixth Ministerial Conference on Cultural Heritage in South-East Europe. 23 April 2010. Cetinje, Montenegro

The Conference will gather the Ministers of culture of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Italy, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania and Serbia at the Former House of the Royal Government in Cetinje - the Hall “Ivan Crnojević” on 23 April 2010.


The Conference is organized by the Montenegrin Ministry of Culture with the support of the UNESCO Venice Office, as the continuation of the regional cooperation initiative "Cultural Heritage - a Bridge Towards a Shared Future". The Conference will offer the opportunity to assess progress achieved so far and to pave the way for new avenues of cooperation. Building on the need to develop new regional strategic approaches for the safeguarding and promotion of cultural heritage, and to reaffirm the key role of culture in enhancing dialogue and sustainable development, the Conference will aim at defining and approving a new Action Plan for the region.

The Conference will close with a photographic exhibition, side event focusing on the various projects implemented throughout this regional initiative, thanks to the generous contribution of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Cooperazione Italiana will be opened in Atelier DADO: “Cultural Heritage in South-Eastern Europe: a Bridge towards a Shared Future”. The Council of Ministers of Culture of South East Europe will meet on the next day, 24 April 2010.

Former Ministerial Conferences : 

- 2008 Fifth Ministerial Conference (Bucharest, Romania)  - More
- 2007 Fourth Ministerial Conference
 (Zadar, Croatia)   - More
- 2006 Third Ministerial Conference
 (Ohrid lake, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia)  - More
- 2005 Second Ministerial Conference
  (Venice, Italy) - More
- 2004 First Ministerial conference (Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina) - More 

UNESCO Contact : 
Responsible Officer Marie-Paule Roudil mp.roudil(at)unesco.org
Anthony Krause a.krause(at)unesco.org, Matteo Rosati m.rosati(at)unesco.org, Lisa Santato l.santato(at)unesco.org


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