Sustainable Integrated Management of River Corridors in South East Europe
The SEE River project has entered the second half of its lifespan and its activities so far very intense and complex proved to be very successful. Most of the planned tasks were carried out in the Drava river pilot areas and the 5 SEE pilot rivers - Soča, Bodrog, Neretva, Prut, and Vjosa. Guided by the goals and targeted end results on individual pilot areas and rivers, processes were launched with stakeholders based on desktop analyses and field work by project experts and therefore gained very valuable feedback for the next steps.
UNESCO supports recovery of the Archives of Bosnia and Herzegovina
As an immediate response to the damages caused to these archives by a fire set on 7 February 2014, UNESCO launched an expert mission in cooperation with the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities (MiBAC) and Ministry of Foreign Affairs. This heritage is part of our collective knowledge and memory, which is important not just for the citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina, but equally important for the history of South Eastern European countries and Europe, and that is why UNESCO will spare no effort to ensure its safeguard.
Water in the Sava River Basin – H2Ooooh! Competition for secondary school students
The competition is addressed to school students from the ages of 4 to 8 and their teachers. Children are invited to draw a storyboard. Through their stories, kids should provide a creative contribution to raising awareness on the sustainable use of water and the importance of the development and the protection of the Sava River Basin. The competition is open to secondary schools from the 4 countries of the Sava River Basin: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia and Slovenia. Deadline for submission of story boards is 24 April 2014.
Euro-Mediterranean Cooperation through ERANET joint activities and beyond
The ERANETMED inter-institutional and stakeholder workshop will be held in Athens, Greece, on 27 and 28 February 2014.Over 30 institutions participating in the event - including universities, research centres, associations and other governmental institutions from the European Union (EU) and Mediterranean countries - will discuss themes and actions to be addressed by the ERANETMED first joint call for proposals and orient its scope in relation to the main societal challenges in the region.
Expo 2015 - Best Sustainable Development Practices in Food Security Competition
The Best Sustainable Development Practices in Food Security competition is part of the Expo “Feeding Knowledge” program, launched in 2012 by Expo Milano 2015 with the objective of identifying priorities and key issues to reduce food insecurity. The Best Practices will be promoted through a technological platform, which will become part of the Expo 2015 legacy. Expo Milano 2015 is launching a call aimed at the recognition and promotion of “Best Sustainable Development Practices on Food Security”.
Achieving SUSTainability through an integrated approach to the management of CULTural heritage
Started in January 2011, SUSTCULT is a European Union 3-year-project co-funded by the South East Europe Transnational Cooperation Programme - Jointly for our common future. The project focused on integrated and innovative approaches and tools for improving cultural heritage site management throughout the South-East European region. The SUSTCULT Final Conference will take place on 8 April 2014 in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
UNESCO and the European Union: working together to revitalize Novo Brdo Castle
On 29 January 2014, UNESCO and the European Union launched the implementation phase of the project entitled “Revitalization of Novobërdë/Novo Brdo fortress” that aims at revitalizing the Novo Brdo Castle through conservation and restoration efforts and, managing and valorizing the municipality’s cultural heritage asset through socio-economic development initiatives. The project in cooperation with UNMIK and relevant authorities, has been developed in line with, and as part of, the European Union umbrella mission “Balanced Regional Development”.
The National History Museum of Romania is the third host of the travelling exhibit ‘Imagining the Balkans’
The exhibit is part of UNESCO’s global initiative “Culture: a Bridge to Development” and it seeks to enhance cooperation and dialogue among national history museums. It focuses on the constitution and evolution of modern nations in South-East Europe during the “long 19th century. It will be inaugurated at the National Museum of History of Romania on 28 November at 5 pm. The exhibit will be on display until 27 April 2014 and travel to other countries from South-East Europe in 2014-2015.
Project Biennial D-0 ARK Underground, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Exhibition and Launch of the book
31 May 2013
Palazzo Zorzi. Venice, Italy
Tuvalu Pavilion: Destiny intertwined by artist Vincent Huang
Venice Biennale - 55th International Art Exhibition. Forte Marghera from 1 June until 24 November 2013
CIAK Junior 2013 Edition
24th Edition of the Youth International Film Festival
Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy
20-25 May 2013
The Garbage Patch State Venice
by artist Maria Cristina Finucci
29 May 2013
University Ca'Foscari of Venice
Increasing Resilience through Earth Observation for the Shkodra area
14 May 2013. Tirana, Albania
Garbage Patch State, the state away
a performance installation
by Italian artist Maria Cristina Finucci
Conclusions of the 7th Regional annual seminar on Intangible Cultural Heritage in South East Europe
Sofia, Bulgaria (27-28 May 2013)