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 urgently need a joint action of policy makers, private sectors, universities and civil society because the future of tourism must be sustainable

Latin Arc has participated in the European Tourism Day 2017

Latin Arc has participated, as leader of the project INTERREG Bleutourmed_C3, to the event organized by the European Commission "European Tourism Day 2017", that was held in Bruxelles last November 28th

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.


Arco Latino at the General Assembly of UNIMED

Arco Latino will participate in the General Assembly of UNIMED in Paris the 30 and 31 of October 2017.

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.