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New Resource - Launch of the 'Copyright Cortex' News, Copyrights, Museum Management, EU Culture Policy

03.08.2017 | This online resource is dedicated to copyright and digital cultural heritage and provides "information and expert commentary on how copyright law affects the creation and management of digital cultural heritage."
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New Approaches to Working with Orphan Works News, Copyrights, EU Culture Policy, Museums in a Digital World, Museum Management

03.08.2017 | At the international symposium "New Approaches to the Orphan Works Problem" held at the end of June, the beta version of the EnDow platform was launched and ways to enable and foster "diligent search" were discussed.
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Workshop on strengthening the Council of Europe’s Indicator Framework on Culture and Democracy (IFCD) News, Museums as Social Agents, Urban Development, Intercultural Dialogue, Cultural Creativity

25.07.2017 | During a workshop on 30 June in Berlin, statisticians in the cultural domain discussed the current Indicator Framework on Culture and Democracy and how it can be improved.
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AirBnB launches 5 million Euro funding News, Cultural Tourism, Projects & Calls

25.07.2017 | The company launched the "Community Tourism Programme" to "help preserve and promote what makes each community unique for everyone". It aims at supporting sustainable, community-based tourism projects across Europe through 2020.
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Support to EYCH2018 at Franco-German Council of Ministers 13 July News, Intercultural Dialogue, EU Culture Policy

21.07.2017 | In a joint statement, French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have appreciated the initiative of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018.
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Resolution on EU strategy for international cultural relations approved News, EU Culture Policy, Museums as Social Agents, Intercultural Dialogue

18.07.2017 | Culture deserves a bigger role in EU diplomacy - with this statement the European Parliament's CULT Committee called for a greater support and acknowledgement of culture as an essential part of EU political dialogue with non-EU...
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World Heritage Committee Meeting Closes - 21 new inscriptions to UNESCO World Heritage list News

17.07.2017 | The 10-day meeting of the World Heritage Committee closed on 12 July with the inscription of 21 new sites on UNESCO’s World Heritage List.
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European Commission puts forward new rules to clamp down on illegal import and trafficking of cultural goods News, EU Culture Policy, Collection Mobility

14.07.2017 | On 13 July 2017, the European Commission put forward new rules to clamp down on the illegal import and trafficking of cultural goods from outside the EU, often linked to terrorist financing and other criminal activity.
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[REGISTRATION OPEN] Open Heart Surgery - The Value of Museum Collections // NEMO's 25th Annual Conference News, NEMO activities, Collection Mobility, Intercultural Dialogue, Museums as Social Agents, Museum Management

14.07.2017 | From 9-12 November 2017, Ghent will be home to NEMO’s 25th Annual Conference and birthday event! For four days, NEMO gathers representatives from European national museum organisations, museum experts, and policy makers and...
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Committee on Culture and Education adopts opinion on Direction on Copyright for the digital single market News, EU Culture Policy, Copyrights, Museums in a Digital World

12.07.2017 | The CULT Committee voted on the amendments prepared by rapporteur Marc Joulaud on 11 July and adopted them. The ITRE Committee (Industry, Research and Energy) also adopted its amendments the same day.
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