Faro convention network meeting

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Žemuju Šančiai bendruomenė hosts the annual meeting of the Council of Europe, Faro Convention Network with members from 10 countries. Šančiai bendruomenė has been an active member since 2014. Faro Convention highlight the value of heritage for the benefit of the society, for rule of law, for human rights and democracy. In Šančiai it is an instrument used to protect local identity, safeguard cultural and landscape heritage, and to confront organised groups working against the public interest.

The Faro Network, itself, is a concrete example off Faro’s concept of ‘heritage communities in practice’. It is self-organized, with members and friends collaborating on civil society and citizen-up initiatives to create sustainable communities.

Lithuanian will have the Presidency of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe in 2024 but it has not ratified Faro yet. Estonia, Latvia and Poland have already ratified the Convention.

If you are part of a community initiatives and/or interested in the Faro Network, please try to come and meet the international members in an open public session on June 21 at 9.30am in Kinas Panemunė, Vaidoto g. 26, 45318 Kaunas.

Kontaktas:

El. paštas: [email protected]

telefonas: Edas Carroll, 865557359

Date: June 21, 2023

Time: 9:30 a.m. (EEST)

Where: Kinas PANEMUNĖ, Vaidoto g. 26, Kaunas

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