EU Culture Policy

EU policy on cultural cooperation began between member states in 1992 with its inclusion in the Maastricht Treaty. The EU culture policy addresses and promotes the cultural dimension of European integration through legislation and funding. This concerns the development of cultural activity, education or research in the fields of cinema and audiovisual, publishing, music and crafts.

Many other EU policies do have a link and impact on the culture policy. NEMO publishes the links and relevant initiatives on the European level for museums and their staff.

To access publications and other documents that regard EU Cultural Policy, head to the Reading Corner.

Recent News in EU Culture Policy

NEMO Signs Statement Calling for a Boost of the EU Culture Budget News, NEMO activities, EU Culture Policy, Advocacy

09.04.2018 | Together with 67 organisations active in the culture and creative sectors in Europe, NEMO signs a statement calling for an increase of the budget allocated for culture in the new Multiannual Financial Framework.
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Main Topics Discussed at the Bulgarian Presidency Conference “Cultural Heritage: for a more sustainable Europe” News, Collection Mobility, European funding for museums, EU Culture Policy

03.04.2018 | The EU Bulgarian Presidency Conference “Cultural Heritage: for a more sustainable Europe” took place from 26-27 March 2018 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. NEMO was represented through the participation of the NEMO board member Sofia...
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Cultural Heritage can be Enhanced by Digital Innovation News, Museums in a Digital World, EU Culture Policy, Intercultural Dialogue

23.03.2018 | The Horizon-2020 conference "Innovation and Cultural Heritage", held in Brussels, Belgium on 20 March, touched upon the importance of digital innovation in relation to cultural heritage. NEMO was present through the participation...
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