Culturelink – Network of Networks for Research and Cooperation
Purpose / Activities
Culturelink, the Network of Networks for Research and Cooperation in Cultural Development, was established by UNESCO and the Council of Europe in 1989 in Paris at the UNESCO Consultation of Representatives of Regional and Sub-regional Networks for Cultural Development Research and Cooperation. The Institute for Development and International Relations (IRMO), Zagreb, Croatia has been the Network's focal point since its inception.
Culturelink serves as a platform for research in the field of cultural development, cultural diversity, cultural policies and international cultural cooperation. Culturelink encourages the establishment of cooperation among existing international networks on all continents and supports the development of new networks specialized in specific fields. The research undertaken by Culturelink covers global and interregional cultural projects in the field of cultural development, cultural identities, cultural diversity, cultural policy, and intercultural communication and dialogue. More than 3000 networks, institutions and individuals working in the field of culture are linked to Culturelink Network, either as partners or users of its online resources.