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AirBnB launches 5 million Euro funding News, Cultural Tourism, Projects & Calls, Sharing

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, Advocacy

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, Sharing

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, Sharing

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, Sharing

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, Sharing

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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[Call for Applications] Childrens in Museums Award 2018 News, Projects & Calls, Museums as Social Agents, Audience Development, Learning, Sharing

11.07.2017 | The Children in Museums Award starts into its 7th year. The prize that recognises excellence and innovation in exhibits designed for children within the museum sector is open for applications until 1 March 2018.
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Statement on the Reflection Paper on the Social Dimension of Europe News, NEMO activities, EU Culture Policy, Museums as Social Agents, Urban Development, Advocacy, Collaboration

11.07.2017 | NEMO is part of the European Alliance for Culture and the Arts which issued a statement on the reflection paper on the social dimension of Europe, issued by the European Commission. It highlights the social dimension of the...
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Research for CULT Committee - Teaching Common Values in Europe News, EU Culture Policy, Learning, Intercultural Dialogue, Sharing

10.07.2017 | The research mainly explored how EU Member States teach common values, such as democracy and tolerance, in Europe. It focused on secondary education and the Member States' curricula, but also took the role of civil society and...
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