Meeting on cultural cooperation, tourism and development in the Baltic Sea region

Co-hosted by Kulturdirektoratet - Arts and Culture Norway,
06 September 2018, Norway

6-7 September 2018, Oslo


Arts Council Norway will host the Council of Europe Routes4U meeting for the Baltic Sea Region on 6 and 7 September 2018 in Oslo. The meeting will contribute to identify the regional needs of the Baltic Sea Region with regard to the Cultural Routes Programme. It will determine areas of cooperation and recommendations on regional development, social participation and cultural cooperation in the Baltic Sea Region. One dedicated session will focus on strengthening the existing Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe and developing new ones. Participants to the meeting include representatives from European Institutions, Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe networks and stakeholders from the cultural and tourism field at national and macro-regional level in the Baltic Sea Region.


Routes4U Project is a joint programme between the European Commission (Directorate General for Regional and Urban Policy – DG REGIO) and the Council of Europe (Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes – EPA). The project aims at strengthening regional development through the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe in the four EU macro-regions. Norway is member of the EPA on Cultural Routes since 2011 and currently chairing its Governing Board.


Arts Council Norway will also be streaming parts of the programme from their website:


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