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European Program MARE NOSTRUM



– To contribute to public awareness and safeguarding and enhancement of Mediterranean port cities, including archaeological sites located along the Phoenician maritime routes, in a continuity between past and present;

– To promote citizen participation in initiatives to promote the Mediterranean port cities as available spaces; – To promote the rediscovery and development of tangible and intangible local heritage;

– To strengthen and direct the actions of local authorities in the reclassification of tangible and intangible heritage of their respective areas;

– To propose new port city plans showing the past-present continuity and integrating the existing urban fabric with archaeological sites

– To promote the Mediterranean handcraft in order to preserve forms and production.

Duration: 2009-2012

Budget: € 1,365,000 Countries involved: Greece, Italy, Lebanon, Malta, Syria, Tunisia