Directorate-General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture (European Commission)

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Report of THE OMC (Open Method of Coordination) working group of Member States’ experts
18 Apr 2018

This handbook focuses on providing step-by-step advice on how to create the necessary preconditions for the participatory governance of cultural heritage, support the process and ensure its sustainability.


Report of the OMC (Open Method of Coordination) working group of Member States’ experts - Study
22 Mar 2018

The innovative power of the cultural and creative sectors is essential for the further development of European economies and societies.


5 Dec 2017

The European Heritage Label is a European Union initiative that brings cultural heritage sites with a European dimension to the fore. This report contains recommendations and explanations for the attribution of the European Heritage Label in 2017.


Policies and strategies for audience development: work plan for culture 2015-2018 - Study
7 Jul 2017

Institutions and arts organisations (public and private), set up to carry out a public purpose, now find that through the impact of digitisation and internet tools, they are, in many cases, lagging behind. There is a growing sense, confirmed through the research carried out for...


Executive summary of report by working group of EU Member States experts on intercultural dialogue European agenda for culture work plan for culture 2015-2018
4 Apr 2017

In the context of the migratory and refugee crisis, this project explores the ways culture and the arts can help to bring individuals and peoples together, increase their participation in cultural and societal life as well as to promote intercultural dialogue and cultural diversity.

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A study on the economy of culture in the digital age : final report - Study
30 May 2017

Cultural and creative sectors have become well established as important assets in strengthening Europe’s economic structure and maintaining its competitiveness in the global economy. This study maps the different value chains for visual arts, performing arts, cultural heritage, artistic crafts, book publishing, music, film, TV...


22 Mar 2017

The aim of the study is to provide successful approaches and methods in the area of Audience Development to the European Commission as well as to equip cultural leaders inside an organization with the means to make a transition towards a more audiencecentric organization on...

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