Council of Europe presents new Activity Report for Cultural Routes
The EPA Secretariat is pleased to announce the release of the 2019 Activity Report of the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe Programme, prepared in cooperation with the European Institute of Cultural Routes. The full report is available online for download.
Revisit some of last year’s key moments and institutional activities of the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe programme through the 2019 Activity Report, now available online here.
The success of the Programme was recognized in 2019 with the prestigious award of the Charles V European Prize by His Majesty the King of Spain and the nomination of the Council of Europe as new Honorary Ambassador of the Santiago de Compostela Pilgrim Routes.
During 2019 the Council of Europe certified 5 new Routes, bringing the Programme to 38 certified Routes and more than 2500 network members crossing some 60 countries in Europe and beyond.
The Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe (EPA) continued to gain new members and political support. Latvia became the 33rd member State to Join the EPA and three new member States obtained observer status: Albania, Ireland and Sweden. 2019 was marked by a great number of events and activities, including the 9th Annual Advisory Forum in Sibiu, Romania, and the 8th Training Academy along The Hansa, in Visby, Sweden.