What: Culture and rights


There is an increasing urge to build a new form of democracy based on the respect for human rights and the will to organize cultural life around a complex identity and not the hegemony of a single language, culture or religion. How can the cultural sector contribute to social justice, cohesion and democratic values when cultural freedom finds itself more and more under threat?
The issue is rather vast and crucial. We have decided to approach it by focusing on two fundamental rights related to culture, arts and citizens: the fundamental freedom of artistic expression and the freedom of movement, especially for artists and cultural professionals.


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The forms of employment are diversifying. Are these “atypical” operating modes impacting access to social protection for workers who don’t have a conventional employment status (that is to say, permanent and full-time)? For this exploratory research on a European scale, SMart and CAE have decided to address the issue comprehensively. The aim is to highlight the impact of global changes…


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For an artist, mobility is often an intrinsic part of the creative process and the dissemination of the work. Mobility offers the chance of a larger public, an opening unto the world and the development of different artistic techniques. Mobility allows the artist to experience diversity and to integrate it into the creative process. The main obstacles to the mobility…


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There is an increasing urge to build a new form of democracy based on the respect for human rights and the will to organize cultural life around a complex identity and not the hegemony of a single language, culture or religion. How can the cultural sector contribute to social justice, cohesion and democratic values when cultural freedom finds itself more…


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Below is a collection of Culture Action Europe’s documents produced between March 2014 and February 2015, in the context of Creative Europe first year work plan. CAE would like to thank the European Cultural Foundation for its support in developing this research and editorial work.


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You will find here statements produced by Culture Action Europe on different political topics:  


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You will find here the last United Nations report by the Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights, on “Copyright policy and the right to science and culture” published in 2014.


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Intercultural Dialogue is increasingly seen as one of the ways to promote mutual understanding, better living together and an active sense of European citizenship and belonging. You will see here:


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The Platform for Intercultural Europe is a civil society initiative developed in response to the 2006 European Commission’s announcement that 2008 would be the “European Year of Intercultural Dialogue”.