The Permanent Representation of Malta to the Council of Europe becomes the ninth member to join the EUNIC Cluster in Strasbourg
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The Permanent Representation of Malta to the Council of Europe becomes the ninth member to join the EUNIC Cluster in Strasbourg

Reference Number:  , Press Release Issue Date: Jun 29, 2022
 

The Permanent Representation of Malta to the Council of Europe in Strasbourg has joined other missions abroad in becoming a member to the European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) - a European network of organisations engaged in the promotion of cultural relations at the international level. It is present in more than 100 countries worldwide with a network of 133 clusters.


The EUNIC Cluster in Strasbourg works to make culture a more prominent lever of cooperation between European institutions and partners based in Strasbourg. It has the additional role of promoting the European Union’s and Council of Europe’s core values of human rights, democracy and rule of law, through joint cultural projects.


H.E. Ambassador Lorenzo Vella, Permanent Representative of Malta to the Council of Europe, signed the EUNIC Charter to become a member of the EUNIC Cluster in Strasbourg, on behalf of Arts Council Malta, on 29 June 2022. Thus, becoming the ninth member to join the EUNIC Cluster in Strasbourg, since its inception one year ago.


Other EUNIC Strasbourg members include: - Austria, France, Hungary, Luxembourg, Portugal, Alliance Française Strasbourg Europe, the Goethe Institut Nancy / Strasbourg, and the Italian Cultural Institute of Strasbourg. The EU Delegation to the Council of Europe is a strategic partner.


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Signature by H.E Ambassador Lorenzo Vella, Permanent Representative of Malta to the Council of Europe, to the EUNIC Charter to become a member of the EUNIC Cluster in Strasbourg, on behalf of Art Council Malta, on 29 June 2022

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EUNIC Cluster in Strasbourg, 29 June 2022