17 September 2018

Citizen-oriented Cohesion Policy with a prominent place for culture

The Alliance calls for an open and multi-stakeholder debate on how to design a citizen-centred, truly effective and forward-looking Cohesion Policy, aimed at ensuring a prosperous and sustainable future for the European Union and each European citizen. Cultural and creative sectors must be recognised as substantial contributors to the shaping and implementation of such a policy. Read more.

18 June 2018

Reaction of the European Alliance for Culture and the Arts to the European Commission’s proposal for the EU future budget

The Alliance argues for a long-term, considerable and balanced funding of the cultural and arts sectors at the EU level, allowing for sustainable development and ensuring their crucial role in the revitalisation of Europe. Read more.

 25 January 2018

Post-2020 Multiannual Financial Framework: Call for a substantial and meaningful support for culture and the arts as generators of an EU added value

Having followed the Commission’s high-level conference on the future MFF-framework on 8-9 January 2018 as well as discussions in the European Parliament, the European Alliance for Culture and the Arts calls on the European institutions and Members States to ensure substantial support for culture, the arts and heritage within the post-2020 Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF). Read more.

17 November 2017

Statement on the European Commission’s Communication “Strengthening European Identity through Education and Culture”

Today, following the initiative of Council President Donald Tusk on the Leaders’ Agenda, EU heads of state and government come together in Gothenburg, Sweden for a debate on culture and education. The European Alliance for Culture and the Arts very much welcomes this meeting and the attention paid by heads of states and government to the importance of education and culture. Read more.

12 October 2017

Statement on Culture in regions and cities

In the run up of the European Week of Regions and Cities, the European Alliance for Culture and the Arts addresses the crucial role that regions and cities should play at the European level. Read more.

26 June 2017

Statement on the Reflection Paper on the Social Dimension of Europe

In the context of the wider debate on the future of the European Union, the European Alliance for Culture and the Arts welcomes the Commission’s Reflection Paper on the Social Dimension of Europe. Read more.

20 March 2017

G7 Cultural Summit: Open Letter to the Cultural Ministers of France, Italy and Germany

We call upon the cultural ministers of the G7 group to include culture in the newly upcoming fundamental discussion on Europe’s future and to appeal to other member states and the EU institutions to put culture at the heart of European policies. Read more.

31 January 2017

Culture at the heart of a sustainable Europe: Political Statement on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Rome Treaties

60 years ago, the treaties of Rome prepared the ground for the European Union. When celebrating their 60th anniversary in March this year, Member States will have the opportunity to reaffirm their commitment to fundamental European values whilst creating a new understanding of a sustainable European project, deeply grounded in the European societies. Read more.

19 December 2016

No Sustainable Development without Culture

The European Alliance for Culture and the Arts appeals to include culture, arts and creative work in the the European Commission’s new strategy for achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development of the United Nations (the 2030 Agenda). Read more.