The European Commission made an official request for applications for subsidies for projects promoting intercultural dialogue (DOUE 11/04/2007) and put the contract for the year's communication campaign out to tender, a decision on which was made in October 2007.
The European Commission has awarded the celebration of the Year communication campaign to the company Media Consulta, which has designed a logo that will identify the actions associated with the celebration of the Year and has set up a page on the European Commission's website.
This page is linked to the websites of member States where you can find information on a number of matters relating to intercultural dialogue and the measures and projects being implemented in member States for the celebration of the Year.
With financial support from the Commission, each State will carry out a series of projects, coordinated by representatives from their Ministries of Culture as "National Coordinating Bodies".
The most significant measures that the Ministry of Culture plans to carry out are: