The Meeting is part of the EU-project: Evaluation of Cultural Policies and EU funded programs as Promoters of Cultural Diversity and Intercultural Dialogue in the Balkans/Southeast Europe (SEE), implemented in the period May 2012 – April 2014. The aim of the project is to evaluate the impact of national and local cultural policies and EU funded programs for culture in the countries of the Western Balkans in promoting cultural diversity and intercultural dialogue as a part of the EU integration process.
The project is lead by PAC Multimedia and the partnering institutions are Akcija from Sarajevo and the österreichische kulturdokumentation from Vienna.
The objective of the Meeting is to gather 2-3 experts and cultural researchers from each participating country: Austria, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia and Montenegro so to set the basic criteria for cooperation as well as for analysis and evaluation of the existing data on cultural policies and programmes related to promoting cultural diversity and intercultural dialogue.
Furthermore, research methodologies, procedures in data collection and their use for the comprehensive web platform and database (which will serve as the main tool for sharing and dissemination of information) shall be discussed.
Donors of the project are: Culture 2007-2013 Programme, SCP Capacity and Mobility Fund and OSF Macedonia.
Place: Conference hall of hotel Queens (TC Zebra), Skopje
Date: 18-19 October 2012