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

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Participatory governance of cultural heritage

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.

The role of public policies in developing entrepreneurial and innovation potential of the cultural and creative sectors

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

European heritage label - 2017 panel report

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.

Promoting access to culture via digital means

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...

Mapping the creative value chains

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...