Kunsthaus Bregenz | photo: © Hélène Binet

Advocacy

NEMO's mission is to ensure museums are an integral part of European society by promoting their work and value to policy makers. We lobby agencies and stakeholders on both a national and European level.

Whom do we target?

NEMO liaises with the European Commission, the European Parliament, the European Council, representatives of countries holding the presidency and those planning it , as well as other organisations and networks having similar interests in culture. In addition, NEMO liaises through its members with national governments.

What does lobbying mean?

With its members and allies, NEMO facilitates a constant dialogue with the above mentioned institutions concerning questions that are relevant to the museums in Europe. We believe that through dialogue we can:

  • influence policies and developments,
  • encourage the museum sector's needs and framework conditions within policy-making, and
  • advocate the museums' work and potential to policy makers on European and national levels.

Recent News in Advocacy

CulturBase publication on "Improving communication and information systems for cultural heritage and European identites" available! News, Advocacy, EU Culture Policy, Sharing, Learning

15.12.2017 | The final document of the "CulturalBase. Social Platform on Cultural Heritage and European Identities” project can be downloaded on their website.
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European Council conclusion on education and culture News, EU Culture Policy, NEMO activities, Advocacy

15.12.2017 | On 14 December 2017, the European council adopted conclusions on education and culture following the summit in Gothenburg and the European Commissions Communication on Strengthening Education and Culture.
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Culture Action Europe Communiqué on the Commission’s Communication on "Strengthening European Identity through Education and Culture" News, NEMO activities, EU Culture Policy, Advocacy, Collaboration

13.12.2017 | Culture Action Europe (CAE), a cross-sectoral European network in which NEMO is a member, shared its Communiqué on 12 December. In it CAE welcomes the political support by European institutions of culture's central role for...
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