Where are we at in the EU’s international cultural relations five years after the Joint Communication on the subject? On 14 of October a joint meeting took place between the European Parliament’s Committee on Culture and Education (CULT) and Committee on Foreign Affairs (AFET) regarding the developments after five years since the adoption of the Joint Communication “Towards an EU strategy for international cultural relations”.
On 19th June 2021, 57 civil society organisations from across Europe sent a letter to the Executive Board of the Conference on the Future of Europe (hereafter: the Conference), expressing strong concerns about the lack of inclusion of marginalised communities in the Conference.
During the closing conference in Zagreb and Ljubljana last week, all the results were presented and tested: the 9 prototypes – developed collaboratively by 40 artists and art workers from across Europe and the Southern Mediterranean – tackle the art sector’s major challenges and help the transition towards fair and sustainable practices.
Help us amplify the less represented voices and make space for culture at the Conference on the Future of Europe!
Kaunas, the second largest city in Lithuania, revealed its European Capital of Culture (ECoC) programme for 2022.
Amplify is a project working across 12 European countries that brings underrepresented voices in the cultural sector to the Conference on the Future of Europe.
“Engaging with MENA cultural agents in the EU” is a one-year project implemented by Culture Action Europe (CAE). The project aims at raising awareness about the specific circumstances of MENA – the Middle East and North Africa – cultural agents residing in the European Union, with a particular focus on the (post) COVID-19 context.
There is no recovery or future for Europe without culture. The European cultural ecosystem is convinced that Europe needs a new Cultural Deal, a transversal, overarching framework that should demonstrate the EU’s political commitment to place culture at the heart of the European project.
The ‘Capacity Building for European Capitals of Culture’ project is seeking professionals from a variety of disciplines to join its pool of experts. This expert group will help bridge gaps in skills in the implementing teams of European Capitals of Culture.
The ‘Culture in Sustainable Cities. Learning with Culture 21 Actions’ programme aims to provide opportunities for cities to participate in a learning process, to evaluate, design and implement cultural policies contributing to local sustainable development.
Do you want to learn more about the #Amplify project and how can you be involved in the campaign? Do not miss this opportunity, join us for this lunch break session and learn more about what you can do to bring underrepresented voices to the Conference on the Future of Europe.
Save the date! Culture Action Europe, the European Cultural Foundation, Europa Nostra (also representing the European Heritage Alliance) and Bozar kindly invite you to the third Cultural Deal For Europe Policy Conversation.