NEMO map update shows that museums across all of Europe are open

NEMO has updated its interactive map of museum reopenings and closings and is happy to confirm that all countries across Europe included in the map allow museums to be open. The last country to officially allow all museums to...

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Call for Contributions: TRACES Journal

TRACES is an independent four-monthly refereed journal, launched within the European research programme Transmitting Contentious Cultural Heritages with the Arts: From Intervention to Co-Production.

 
New Resource - Launch of the 'Copyright...

This online resource is dedicated to copyright and digital cultural heritage and provides "information and expert commentary on how copyright law affects the creation and management of digital cultural heritage."

 
New Approaches to Working with Orphan Works

At the international symposium "New Approaches to the Orphan Works Problem" held at the end of June, the beta version of the EnDow platform was launched and ways to enable and foster "diligent search" were discussed.

 
Workshop on strengthening the Council of...

During a workshop on 30 June in Berlin, statisticians in the cultural domain discussed the current Indicator Framework on Culture and Democracy and how it can be improved.

 
AirBnB launches 5 million Euro funding

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.

 
Support to EYCH2018 at Franco-German Council...

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.

 
Resolution on EU strategy for international...

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...

 
World Heritage Committee Meeting Closes - 21...

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.

 
European Commission puts forward new rules to...

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.