Project ID 549RER4007

The project, in which UNESCO is one of the 10 partners under the leadership of Leuven University, relates to a Horizon 2020 Call for proposals on "Innovative approaches to urban and regional development through cultural tourism (ID: TRANSFORMATIONS-04-2019-2020)". Its objective is to conceptualize and validate an innovative, community-led approach to sustainable cultural tourism with a view to supporting sustainable development of European regions, with special focus on rural regions and declining cities, and contributing to their resilience and inclusiveness.

  • On-going

USD 359,123

Total Project Budget

USD 353,613

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2020.01.01
End Date 2023.06.30

Geographical Scope and Beneficiaries

Country Allocation

Financial plan

Type of Funding Uses of Funding Sources of Funding Project Budget (USD) Incurred Expenditures (USD)
European Commission/Directorate-General for Research and Innovation
European Union (EU)

Project contributes to

Contribution to UNESCO Results Framework 2022-2025
Sector: Culture
Outcome 5 - Enhance the protection and promotion of the diversity of heritage and cultural expressions Output: 5.CLT1 - Member States capacities strengthened to identify, protect and manage tangible heritage
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 100%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 10%