Under the umbrella of the EU Foreign Policy Instrument (FPI), the Instrument contributing to Stability and Peace (IcSP) responds rapidly to crises, builds peace and prevents conflict around the world. Some of its programmes are related to culture and cultural heritage.
- “Cultural Heritage as a Driver for Intercommunity Dialogue and Social Cohesion” programme aims to contribute to improved inter-community trust through cultural heritage proection, ultimately leading to social cohesion. This Action comprises of three specific objectives:
- Rehabilitate select cultural and religious sites through a participatory and consultative process with local communities, municipalities, and religious institutions;
- Promote intangible cultural heritage as a source of economic empowerment and inter-ethnic dialogue with a focus on women and young people;
- Increase institutional capacities for cultural heritage protection and build trust towards communities.