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Social cohesion

Towards the 2018-2020 Work Programme: Europe in changing world – Inclusive, Innovative and Reflective Societies. External advice and societal engagement

In preparing the work programme for the Societal Challenge 6 ‘Inclusive, Innovative and Reflective Societies’ of Horizon 2020 for the period 2018-2020, the European Commission is ensuring adequate external advice and societal engagement. This report integrates the inputs provided by EU stakeholders, platforms, projects and activities conducted between September 2015 and May 2016.

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D4.3 Structures for community and territorial cohesion

Report examining the role of cultural heritage in relation to community and territorial cohesion It focuses on how cultural heritage resources can be deployed in the construction of localised and spatially defined communities, and, where relevant, it examines the ways in which digital technology is being used in this process.

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European Policy Brief. The impact of European water policy on the water CH

This policy brief summarises the findings of the MEMOLA project with regard to the impact of European water policy on the water cultural heritage associated with historical irrigation systems. The brief also presents suggestions for policy interventions in order to establish the mechanisms and criteria for the delimitation of their values and for their protection.

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Food and Cultural Heritage in the urban age: the role of local food movements

Food has played a vital role in the formation of European cultural heritage. The production of food has shaped Europe’s rural landscapes, whilst spaces for buying and eating food shape cityscapes, ranging from distinctive restaurant quarters and local food markets, to anonymous peri-urban hypermarkets. Food is integral to everyday behaviours as well as moments of special celebration. It shapes individual and collective identities in a multitude of ways, symbolising nations and evoking individual memories of home.

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