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European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 Throwback    News | Collaboration | EU Culture Policy | NEMO activities

 |  The European Year of Cultural Heritage (EYCH) 2018 put European heritage and culture on the map. In a recent monitoring report the results and impact of the year speaks loud and clear; 9 558 740 people attended 18 365 events...
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Open Letter to EC President Tusk Emphasises the Importance of Culture for the Future of Europe    News | Collaboration | EU Culture Policy | NEMO activities | Sharing

 |  In the course of a Culture Action Europe campaign, NEMO has sent an open letter to Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, calling for making culture, and museums, an integral part of the future of Europe at the upcoming...
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International Museum Day Theme: Museums as Cultural Hubs and the Future of Tradition    News | Cultural Creativity | Sharing

 |  On 18 May 2019, the International Museum Day (IMD) takes place across the world. The role of museums in society is forever changing as they adapt to new needs, trends and demands. In a sense museums have become cultural hubs where...
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Contribute to UN Study on Cultural Rights and Public Space    News | Projects & Calls | Urban Development | Sharing

 |  The United Nations Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights invites people to contribute to the current study on “Cultural rights and public space” by filling out a questionnaire.
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Environmentally Sustainable Museum opened in Addis Ababa    News | Museums as Social Agents | Museum Management | Urban Development | NEMO activities

 |  When the alternative arts and ecological institution Zoma Museum in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, opened earlier this year a clear focus was set on making the institution as environmentally friendly as possible. An inspiring example of...
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EESC President and next NEMO Political Internship Participant Luca Jahier on Culture and the Future of Europe    News | Advocacy | NEMO activities | Sharing

 |  On 24 May 2019, Luca Jahier, President of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), will take part in NEMO’s museum advocacy initiative NEMO Political Internships on Museums. To get to know President Jahier better, listen...
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Recommendations for Creating Participatory Museum Projects    News | Museum Management | Audience Development | Cultural Creativity | Sharing

 |  A recent research looks at the benefits, opportunities and challenges of public participation in research museums. The report, which was published in Ecsite’s magazine Spokes , also offers a hands on suggestions of how to plan and...
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New EU Regulations on Cultural Heritage Imports    News | Museum Management | EU Culture Policy

 |  On 9 April 2019, the European Council adopted new rules to tackle illicit trafficking in cultural goods. From Autumn 2020, all artefacts older than 250 years will need an import licence.
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EU Ministers of Culture Signs Bucharest Declaration on the Role of Culture in Building Europe’s Future    News | EU Culture Policy | European funding for museums

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On 16 April 2019, the Ministers of Culture and their representatives gathered in Bucharest, Romania, for an informal meeting within the framework of the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The meeting was...


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NEMO Learning Exchange on the Solidary Museum    News | Museums as Social Agents | Museum Management | Projects & Calls | NEMO activities

 |  The next NEMO Learning Exchange will take place from 26-29 June 2019 in Budapest and Szentendre, Hungary. While emerging in the topic of “The Solidary Museum: Museum Programs Addressing Social Responsibility”, the participants...
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