20th anniversary of the European Institute of Cultural Routes in Luxembourg

The Council of Europe’s Cultural Routes Program (www.coe.int/routes), which has 32 enlarged Partial Agreement (EPA) members and 33 certified cultural routes, celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Institute. European Cultural Routes (EIC) in the presence of the Director General of Democracy, Snežana Samardžić-Marković, ambassadors representing the 47 member states and…

The «Routes of the Olive Tree» on a French postage stamp!

On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe  Programme, the French post office has chosen the Cultural Routes « Routes of the Olive Tree» to be depicted on its new stamp… The stamp, available in the French post offices since December 2017,…

A refugee child from Syria gives his blanket to a stray animal

Hüseyin el-Hasan is an eight years old refugee from war-torn Syria living in Turkey. Despite his hard story, the little boy has not lost his compassion and expressed in the most beautiful way his need to offer. When he spotted a stray dog hit by a car near his adoptive…