Restaura - the past's future

Leader: Viterbo Province and restauration centre

Partners: Pyrénées-Orientales Departmental Council, Tarragona Provincial Council and restoration centres in both regions.

Associated Partners:   Alessandria Province

Period: 2011-2013

Total budget:    50.000 €

Co-funding (Latin Arc): 15.000 €



The past’s future: cooperation network among Latin Arc restoration centres.


Project Description

Human and resource network for the improvement of restoration and the promotion of employment in this sector. Through this project, the European and Mediterranean dimensions of the restoration sector have been developed as well.Goals

The project has the following goals:

1) The creation of a transnational network for the restoration of cultural goods  and lifelong training.

2) The promotion and exchange of best practices in the restoration of cultural goods

3) The promotion of skilled jobs in this field

4) Replication of a communication model for the promotion of the European cultural heritage among young people.


  • Exchange of best practices, drafting of surveys, data collection and compilation

  • Exchange between restoration experts from the participating regions – Technical visits to Tortosa, Viterbo and Perpignan.

  • Summary of results

  • Conference in Tarragona (dissemination and exchange of information, reflection)



  • Final publication


We are Hiring!

Arco Latino is looking for an Administration and Financial officer: deadline 14th of october 2018. Have a look to the job offer details!

RE-CONNECTING TOURISM - Conference - registration open

The MED Sustainable Tourism Community is organising the international conference “Re-connecting tourism: promoting evidence-based policies for sustainable development” on the 29th-30th May 2018 at the UNINT University in Rome.

Experiences, challenges and opportunities of Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) in the Mediterranean: Final Seminar of the SSE project

The conference entitled “Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE): Innovative Solutions to Development Problems in Mediterranean countries?” was held in Toulouges (France) on December 13. This event was the final seminar of the “Study on Social and Solidarity Economy in the Latin Arc”. Led by the Pyrénées-Orientales Department, the SSE project partnership is comprised of members from all three Latin Arc states – such as France’s CRESS Corsica, Haute Corse and Hérault Departments, Spain’s Tarragona, Granada and Lleida Provincial Councils as well as Italy’s Mantova and Viterbo Provinces. The partnership has been working on the project for two years.


Making tourism more sustainable! Sharing methodologies for a joint action

In the framework of the activities of the BleuTourMed_C3 the Interreg Med Horizontal Project of the Community on Sustainable Tourism, "Making tourism more sustainable! Sharing methodologies for a joint action” will take place in Athens the 4 and 5 of October 2017.

Arco Latino at the The UfM Regional Stakeholder Conference on Blue Economy

In the framework of the UfM Regional Stakeholder Conference on Blue Economy - Naples (Italy) on 29-30 November 2017, Arco Latino together with the Chamber of Achaia, Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority, and ICOMOS will organise the Workshop on Sustainable Tourism.

Arco Latino & BleuTourMed_C3 at the PANORAMED Kick-off Meeting

In the framework of the Interreg Med Programme the 27th of September 2017, Arco Latino, as lead partner of BleuTourMed_C3 the Horizontal Project of the Med Community on Sustainable Tourism, will participate at the Kick-off Meeting of the PANORAMED political forum for the Mediterranean