Regional ministerial platform on culture and development in South-East Europe
The special meeting of experts representing Ministries of culture from Member States of South-East Europe (SEE) to be held on 13 December 2013 will serve to discuss and pave the way for the effective implementation of the decision taken during the Annual Meeting of the Council of Ministers of Culture of South-Eastern Europe (CoMoCoSEE), concerning the establishment of a new, unified regional cooperation platform on culture at ministerial level, under the title “Council of Ministers of Culture of South-East Europe – Enhancing Culture for Sustainable Development”.
Transboundary cooperation as a stepping stone to establish TBRs
The workshop at the Berezinskiy Biosphere Reserve is a follow up to the TBR workshop on ‘Transboundary Biosphere Reserves (TBRs): Towards More Effective Management of Shared Ecosystems and Sustainable Development of Bordering Territories’ held on 17 October 2013 in Frontenac Arch Biosphere, Canada, within the 2013 EuroMAB Network Meeting. The event in Belarus will gather key actors and experts involved in Biosphere Reserves (BRs) activities from the subregion - in particular, from the Russian Federation, Belarus and Ukraine.
Maestro Gevorg Dabagyan brings the unique sounds of Armenian duduk to Venice
Starting from 29 November up through 1 December, Gevorg Dabagyan, a major living expert, will give lessons in duduk, a double-reed woodwind instrument made of apricot wood, conventionally called the “Armenian oboe”, inscribed in the UNESCO Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity (2008). The course of Armenian duduk is organised by the Studies and Documentation Centre of Armenian Culture of Venice, in cooperation with the Intercultural Institute of Comparative Music Studies of Giorgio Cini Foundation and UNESCO.
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.
Technical workshop of the EU IncREO project
The purpose of the event is to promote the involvement of local administrations within the identified demonstration case area of Alpago in Veneto Region, Italy, in order to enhance the collection of data and to validate Earth Observation (EO) imagery-based products for risk and vulnerability analysis and mapping. The identified hot spots for risk and the demonstrative test of the Alpago mountain area will be presented by representatives from the municipal authorities of the local communities of Chies, Farra, Pieve, Puos, and Tambre.
FLOODIS International workshop
Integrating GMES Emergency Services with satellite navigation and communication for establishing a flood information service (FLOODIS) is a collaborative project funded under FP7-SPACE-2013-1 within the framework of the SP1-Cooperation. FLOODIS will provide an accurate location-based application for portable devices. The proposed solution closes a critical gap for disaster management teams, civil protection, field/emergency response units to better address and mitigate crisis situations arising before, during, and after heavy flooding.
World Science Day for Peace and Development 2013
Celebrated each year on 10 November, it offers an opportunity to demonstrate how science is relevant to our daily lives and to engage the scientific community, policy makers and the public. This year’s theme, Science for Water Cooperation: Sharing Data, Knowledge and Innovations, highlights the key role played by Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) in addressing global water challenges.
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)