The president of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen pronounced her third annual State of the Union (SOTEU) address before the plenary of the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Wednesday 14 September.

Last week Culture Action Europe hosted a 5-day training for the project #Come2Art. The workshop trained 15 artists and cultural workers to engage  as creativity ambassadors of the co-creativity hubs, and as community mentors.

Members of Culture Action Europe and Member States representatives discussed the Work Plan for Culture at a workshop held on 11 July to share insights, open dialogue, and develop policy recommendations.

Taking over the Council of the EU for the second time since it joined the European Union 18 years ago, the Czech Republic has presented its priorities for the six months to come.

How can arts and culture contribute to health and overall well-being of societies? The CultureForHealth project partners explain in this article, discussing the outocmes of the project.


April 11, 2022, 8:14 am

“ProCCS: Microfunding Cultural and Creative Sectors” is a project supporting the overall cultural and creative sectors (CCS) by bridging the skills gap of professionals in the sector and connecting them with the business and microfinance sector.

December 1, 2021, 10:28 am

Project aims to improve the exchange of knowledge and experiences in the EU related to the role of culture in well-being and health, to identify the most relevant existing practices, carry out at least five smaller pilot projects and make a set of policy recommendations.

February 28, 2022, 10:50 am

Come2Art establishes a collaborative scheme between artists, cultural workers and community members promoting life skills development and active citizenship through arts.

December 15, 2020, 3:04 pm

The European cultural ecosystem calls for 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.

February 16, 2016, 12:34 pm
2016 -

Pilot Cities programme aims to provide opportunities for cities design, implement and evaluate cultural policies contributing to local sustainable development.


September 27, 2022, 12:00 am | September 30, 2022, 12:00 am
27 Sep - 30 Sep 2022

Tere Badia will represent CAE and the #Culture2030 Goal at the Mondiacult 2022 conference in Mexico during two side events focusing on the role of culture in sustainable development.

May 31, 2022, 7:11 am
November 16 - November 19

Paral.lel 62, Barcelona | Spain
Paral.lel 62, Barcelona | Spain

After two years, Culture Action Europe’s Annual Beyond the Obvious (BtO) gathering is back! Merged with CULTUROPOLIS: International Days on Cultural Rights, the 2022 edition of the Beyond the Obvious conference will take place in Barcelona, 16-19 November.