NEMO’s mission is to make sure that museums are an integral part of European society by promoting their work and value to policy makers. We do this by liaising with and informing EU institutions and other stakeholders in Europe about the crucial role of museums.


What’s new in EU policy?

New platform showcases cultural events at COP26

The webpage Culture at COP will highlight COP26-related culture, heritage and arts events. The platform allows for culture and...

Universal access to online cultural heritage needed in the future set of European Digital Principles

Until 2 September 2021, the European Commission gathered input that will feed into designing digital rules and regulations to...

Priorities of the Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the European Union

On 1 July 2021, Slovenia took over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union after Portugal. Under the slogan "Together....

Our advocacy work for museums

NEMO liaises with European policy makers and EU Institutions in all areas relevant to museums. We produce recommendations and co-operate with partners in the European cultural field to make our demands heard. We also help our members to build successful advocacy campaigns and support museums to make an impact on various sectors.

Our current focus topics

Museums during COVID-19

The coronavirus has had and will have an unprecedented impact on museums. To better understand the status quo and what might come next, we are collecting resources, such as NEMO's report and interactive map, on our page dedicated to museums during COVID-19.

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It is time to put museums’ potential into action. NEMO encourages museums to support a sustainable and better future and to contribute to the UN's Sustainable Development Goals and the Agenda 2030. We want to inspire museums to be #MuseumsforFuture.

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