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.
The CULT Committee voted on the amendments prepared by rapporteur Marc Joulaud on 11 July and adopted them. The ITRE Committee (Industry, Research and Energy) also adopted its amendments the same day.
NEMO is part of the European Alliance for Culture and the Arts which issued a statement on the reflection paper on the social dimension of Europe, issued by the European Commission. It highlights the social dimension of the...
The research mainly explored how EU Member States teach common values, such as democracy and tolerance, in Europe. It focused on secondary education and the Member States' curricula, but also took the role of civil society and...
NEMO is a member of Culture Action Europe (CAE). The European umbrella network issued a statement on the European approach to Sustainable Development through culture and the Agenda 2030.
In a draft opinion by the Committee om Culture and Education, rapporteur Morten Løkkegaard, emphasised the under-funding of the culture sub-programmes in the Creative Europe and Europe for Citizens programmes.
The co-joint project of the EU and the Council of Europe "STEPS" will be piloted in Lisbon, Portugal and Rijeka, Croatia to feed into the European Year of Cultural Heritage and Rijeka 2020 European Capital of Culture.