The Be.CULTOUR Community of Practice (CoP), being one of the four levels of engagement in the broader Be.CULTOUR Community, is set to foster regional development through circular cultural tourism in Europe. The Community of Practice consists of 6 pilot regional ecosystems actively engaged in knowledge-sharing and exploitation of Be.CULTOUR’s approach, methodology, tools, and innovative solutions for sustainable and circular cultural tourism. One of the main objectives is to co-develop 6 Action Plans for sustainable and circular cultural tourism by establishing collaborative “Heritage innovation networks”. The CoP includes heritage sites in: Larnaca (Cyprus), Aragon (Spain), Basilicata (Italy), Västra Götaland (Sweden), North-East Romania (Romania) and Vojvodina Region (Serbia).
A series of local workshops launched last week taking place both online and in person at the heritage sites, making it possible for local stakeholders (from private, public, academic and civil society) to join the local Heritage innovation networks. The main goals of the workshops are to share common challenges and create opportunities, gain theoretical knowledge and discover best practices in circular cultural tourism, but also learn about human-centred design and experiment with participatory approaches and co-creation methodologies in online and offline spaces.
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