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Term Description
Circular Cultural Tourism

Circular cultural tourism in BeCULTOUR project defines a sustainable and regenerative cultural tourism model that aims to foster sustainable and equitable regional development implementing a “human-centred” circular economy model through the enhancement of abandoned, underused and less-known cultural and natural resources, enhancement of human capital and human rights, reduction of tourism pressure on over-exploited territories, reduction of wastes and natural resources consumption (energy, water, soil, biodiversity), increase of clean energy and green transport means, recycling and reuse of materials and products, and enhancement of locally based food and craft productions – finally empowering local communities, enhancing ecosystems, enhancing local identity, wellbeing, health and cultural diversity, and enhancing local entrepreneurial innovation ecosystems through cultural tourism.

Circular financial instrument A circular financial instrument is based on circular economy finance that is defined as “any type of investment where the investments will be exclusively applied to finance or re-finance, in part or in full, new and /or existing eligible companies or projects in circular economy” (ABN Amro, 2018).
Community of Interest (CoI)

Representatives of the 12 Mirror Innovation Ecosystems selected to engage in knowledge-sharing activities and exploitation of project results.

All individuals and organisations directly or indirectly participating in Be.CULTROUR project activities.
Community of Practice (CoP) A group of Local Coordinators of the 6 Heritage Innovation Networks and their Mentors, regularly engaging in co-creative and peer learning activities to advance their Community-Led Action Plans.
Community-led Action Plans Integrated, long-term action plans promoting sustainable and circular cultural tourism in the Pilot Heritage Sites.
Cross-Border Cooperation (CBC)

Cross-Border Cooperation, known as Interreg A, is part of the European Neighbourhood Instrument (ENI), whose main objective is to support progress towards “an area of shared prosperity and good neighbourliness” between EU Member States and their neighbours. CBC puts the focus on equal cooperation between NUTS III regions from at least two different Member States lying directly on the borders or adjacent to them. It aims to tackle common challenges identified jointly in the border regions and to exploit the untapped growth potential in border areas, while enhancing the cooperation process for the purposes of the overall harmonious development of the Union.

Assessment and detailed mapping in the 6 pilot countries and regions

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