Under the title, “CultureForHealth”, the partnership will run from December 2021 to May 2023 and investigate and develop the field within five areas. It will improve the exchange of knowledge, experience and success stories in the EU related to the role of culture in well-being and health, identify the most relevant existing practices, improve opportunities for actors in the field, carry out at least five smaller pilot projects and make a set of policy recommendations.
EU Ministers for Culture will meet on Tuesday 30 November in Brussels for a Culture Affairs Council meeting under the Slovenian Presidency of the Council, with the recovery and the future of Europe, as well as the New European Bauhaus (NEB) initiative and the status of the artists.
European Capitals of Culture (ECoCs) are back on track. After a gap semester as a consequence of the pandemic and the lockdown measures, ECoCs will resume their activities as planned in 2022. The topic was discussed extensively with the European Commission during a recent meeting of the CULT Committee of the European Parliament.
The third Academy Camp organised within the framework of the Capacity Building for European Capitals of Culture (ECoC) project will take place from 24 to 26 November 2021 under the theme “Enhancing European and international cooperation of European Capitals of Culture”.
The Freedom of Artistic Expression in the European Union publication presented by the Greens/European Free Alliance Group and Culture Action Europe, commissioned by MEP Diana Riba i Giner, offers a general overview of the global and European legislative framework and case-law, outlining further possible courses of action aiming at strengthening the legal protection of FoAE at a European level.
“CultureForHealth” investigates and develops the field within five areas. It will improve the exchange of knowledge and experiences in the EU related to the role of culture in well-being and health, identify the most relevant existing practices, improve opportunities for actors in the field, carry out at least five smaller pilot projects and make a set of policy recommendations.
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.
Be the first to know where does culture stand in the EU’s National Recovery and Resilience Plans (NRRPs) and if the European cultural sector’s call to earmark at least 2% of these funds to culture has been heard!
What better way to kick off the new year than with this cultural event discussing how culture can contribute to Europe’s recovery and to its green, sustainable & inclusive future? Do not miss the Annual Policy Conversation, A Cultural Deal for Europe, 1 February 2022 from 15.00-18.00 CET, this time fully online.