European Cultural Network For Development Cooperation

Objectives and Mission: 

Has changed name in October 2010. Promotion of the artistic, crafts and cultural heritage and the common cultural memory in the Euro-Mediterranean region.

General description: 

Seminars to familiarize craftworkers with their rights, providing an opportunity for joint reflection on the establishment of protection mechanisms and instruments for the recognition of their production and their skills. Training courses to stimulate artisans’ creativity, teach them about packaging and help them to understand consumers’ requirements. Exhibitions in Europe and the Mediterranean region demonstrating the different aspects of crafts production. Publication of educational material designed to draw attention to Mediterranean craftwork. Campaigns to stimulate greater awareness of the heritage value of crafts among citizens in the north and the south.

Country Presence: 
Belgium
Field of Interest: 
Cultural Heritage, Mediterranean