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Eine Kulturpolitik für die EU – Europa durch Kultur verändern ist möglich

Die Herrn Kaczyński, Orban und Salvini verbünden sich. Sie fordern die Festung Europa, den Bau von Mauern. Sie zelebrieren nationale Mythen und beschwören nationalistische Visionen und Kulturvorstellungen. Sie beschuldigen die EU, nationale Identitäten zu bedrohen [1]. Historisch betrachtet hat Kulturpolitik zum Aufbau von Nationalstaaten beigetragen. Heute wird sie für einen Feldzug gegen eine humanistische Vision von … Continued

Una Politica Culturale per l’Unione Europea -Trasformare l’Europa attraverso la Cultura è possibile – Philippe Kern

La nuova coalizione formatasi tra Kaaczyński, Orban e Salvini si basa su una visione dell’Europa resa più forte dalla chiusura dei confini e dall’innalzamento di barriere. I tre leaders promuovono discorsi nazionalistici e sovranisti[1] contro un’Europa colpevole, a loro avviso, di ledere le identità nazionali. Se storicamente le politiche culturali sono servite come strumento per … Continued

KEA to provide capacity building to increase investment in the Cultural and Creative sectors under the EU Guarantee Facility

On 13 June 2018 the European Investment Fund (EIF) announced the launch of a capacity building programme for financial intermediaries in the Cultural and Creative Sectors (CCS). Selected by the EIF, KEA European Affairs partnered with Deloitte Digital to provide the scheme operating under the Cultural and Creative Sectors Guarantee Facility. The Facility is a … Continued

For Culture to Contribute to the European Project !

KEA joins the call from Europe’s cultural & creative sectors to make culture more central to EU policies. The European Commission is about to present its draft Regulation for the post-2020 Multiannual Financial Framework. In this context, the cultural and creative industries  are requesting more attention from policy makers on the potential for cultural workers … Continued

Communiqué 8 June 2017 – European Commission unveils study on the impact of technology on culture and creative industries at MIDEM

A new study on Creative Value Chains will be presented for the first time at MIDEM on 9 June – a leading business event for the international music industry in Cannes. Requested by the European Commission (DG EAC) and led by IDEA Consult, the study is a follow up to KEA’s groundbreaking 2006 research on … Continued

Proposal for copyright reform: European Commission stands with creators and the cultural industries

On 14 September 2016, the European Commission (EC) unleashed its proposal for a new Directive on copyright in the framework of the Digital Single Market strategy, announced by the Juncker Commission in May 2015. KEA identifies four main novelties in the draft proposal: a new intellectual property right to the benefit of news publishers; measures … Continued

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Culture Forum Special Edition – KEA Newsletter

KEA Newsletter THE INDEPENDENTS’ VOICE Issue 47 – April 2016 The impact of cultural investment in Cities and Regions KEA is acting as scientific coordinator of the EU-funded project “Culture for Cities and Regions”, working together with Eurocities and ERRIN (networks representing respectively over 130 cities and more than 90 regions in Europe). This 3-year … Continued