Castillo de Lorca (Lorca Castle), Spain
Castillo de Lorca (Lorca Castle), Spain Image: Jose Lorca (wikimedia)

Spain signs the FARO Convention for heritage for society

In December, Spain signed the Convention on the Value of Cultural Heritage for Society, the “Faro Convention”, ensuring rights for people to to access cultural heritage and participate in the cultural life of the community.

The Faro Convention or the Council of Europe Framework Convention on the Value of Cultural Heritage for Society is a multilateral Council of Europe treaty whereby states agree to protect cultural heritage and the rights of citizens to access and participate in that heritage.

Read more at the Council of Europe.