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Sostenuto Forum

June 29, 2010

Culture as a factor of economic and social innovation in the Med space: towards new solidarities in a changing Europe

Forum organised in the framework of the Sostenuto project

1-4 December 2010, Ljubljana

What will be exchanged and shared?

Themes questioning our relationship to society: cultural rights, common goods, new indicators for wealth, new relationships to wealth, poverty and social justice, new forms of governance…

Ideas and projects dedicated to social commitment and to the social and economic transformation of the territories in the Med space and beyond

Playful and poetic artistic and cultural experiences which open and transform our look on the living together

Questions around utopia and imagination

Proposals leading to the writing of a manifesto « Culture, as generator of social innovation in the Med space and beyond »

 At whom is this Forum aimed?

Cultural professionals, artists, actors of the civil society, public institutions, local authorities, elected representatives… are invited to come and debate, testify, exchange and make proposals for the recognition of the cultural and artistic sector as generating social innovation in the territories of the Med space and beyond.

 Who are the organisers?

 This forum is co-organised by the partners of the Sostenuto project – AMI, lead partner, Bunker, Citema, Expeditio, Relais Culture Europe, University of Valencia and Zunino e Partner Progetti. Bunker will be the host partner of the event.


News from the MED programme

May 28, 2010

Sostenuto is supported in the framework of the MED programme. This programme continues the tradition of the European programmes for territorial Cooperation co-funded by the European commission. It includes the whole Nothern Mediterranean seacoast. Its priorities, as determined by the new 2007-2013 period, aim at strengthening the European competitiveness through Regional competitiveness, employement and sustainable development. 

Programme MED annual event 2010 – September the 22nd and 23rd

For information the annual event of the MED Programme will be held in Thessaloniki (Greece) coming 22nd and 23rd of September. 

The first part of the event will be dedicated to the Co-operation with IPA countries of the Balkans and will give a state of the art on the current situation, the perspectives for Cooperation for this area and learnings from the participation of potential candidates countries in the MED Programme. 

After a state of the art of the programme implementation and foreseen coming steps, the conference will present best practices in the fields of innovation, Territorial development, environment and accessibility in the plenary session and a project exhibition.   

Through the animation of two round tables on the Cooperation in the Mediterranean towards 2020, the event will bring the first reflections on the future of  Cooperation for the Mediterranean and the MED space  as well as on the added-value of the strategic projects for the area. 

 A provisional agenda as well as registration form will be soon available for download on the web site of the programme. To know more about…