On 20 January, 58 civil society organisations, including Culture Action Europe, joined Citizens Take Over Europe in signing an open letter to the Executive Board calling to ensure that the recommendations coming out of the European Citizens’ Panels at the Conference on the Future of Europe (CoFoE) are all seriously and publicly debated and responded to in writing by the…
“In search of equal partners: On being a SWANA artist and cultural worker in the EU” reveals particular circumstances, realities and patterns of SWANA artists and cultural workers residing in the EU and determine which are the main challenges to living a fulfilling professional life as well as cooperating with other EU peers.
On the 1st of January 2022, France kicked off its six-month rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the institution representing the government of the 27 Member States. Culture is prominently featured in the priorities of the Presidency, with a specific attention to multilingualism, a traditional priority for the country. “As the cultural sector has been severely affected…
Civil Society Europe (CSE), where Culture Action Europe is a member, has recently published the final update of its study on CSOs participation in the preparation of the National Recovery and Resilience Plans (NRRPs). This report has been developed in the period August-September 2021, with the support from the CSE Task Force on NRRPs and inputs from a broad range of civil society actors.
A few days before the end of 2021, the European Commission kicked off a consultation on the modernisation of competition law to make it possible for self-employed workers to have access to collective bargaining.
“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 SWANA 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 SWANA – 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.
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.