We are not living a crisis but a TRANSITION which outcome is yet to be understood. This is Europe in the early part of the 21st Century, 500 millions people on a turning point. The project, and the peace it brought to the continent, are endangered by a growing distrust in its capacity to solve today’s problems, which often depend more on the attitude of national decision/opinion-makers than on the existing and clear limits of the European Union institutions approach to problems.
New challenges stands in front of European governments: today they are called to ensure the individual and collective well-being of the citizens that is not only resulting from the redistribution of economic power but from ensuring the necessary condition for social cohesion, human rights fulfilment, personal and collective well-being.
An introduction to Culture Action Europe’s 2013 reflections papers by Luca Bergamo, Culture Action Europe Secretary General.
An introduction to Culture Action Europe's 2013 reflections papers by Luca Bergamo, Culture Action Europe Secretary General
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CULTURE IS A NECESSITY FOR a democratic, sustainable, beautiful Europe. Introduction to the reflection papers by Luca Bergamo, CAE’ s SECRETARY GENERAL