COMUNICACIÓN

YUSTE FOUNDATION ASSUMES THE PRESIDENCY OF THE COOPERATION NETWORK OF EUROPEAN ROUTES OF EMPEROR CHARLES V

 

The Cooperation Network of European Routes of Emperor Charles V’s General Assembly, held in Finsterwalde (Germany) on 2 and 3 December, unanimously approved the Network’s new Board of Directors, which is presided by the European and Ibero-American Academy of Yuste Foundation.

It has, moreover, two vice-presidencies held by Rosa Nocoletta Tomasone, from the L’Einaudi Cultural Centre and Fréderique Honoré, director of Coudenberg Palace in Brussels. Fermín Encabo, mayor of Jarandilla de la Vera (Cáceres), is in charge of the Secretariat and José María Hernández, mayor of Cuacos de Yuste (Cáceres), participates as treasurer.

The 2020 calendar of activities was approved in the meeting as well as other initiatives that aim to increase the weight of the network as far as cultural, economic and social dynamisation is concerned in the territories it operates.

Among the proposed activities, the celebration of the 5th anniversary since the coronation of the emperor in Aachen (Germany) or the homogenization of the signposting of the routes that make up the network, stand out; these  initiatives are already underway in Spain as well as in Italy.

NETWORK OF THE ROUTES OF EMPEROR CHARLES V

Created in 2007 in order to defend and promote touristic, cultural-historic and economical resources of the routes of Charles V, the Cooperation Network of European Routes of Emperor Charles V carries out extensive work in the production of a cultural and touristic programme regarding Charles V.

At present the network brings together 80 cities and historical places from more than a dozen countries though the routes traversed by Charles of Habsburg from 1517 to 1557.