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Reactionaries?

The European Commission is on the offensive: Promoting the “European project”, fending off the enemies of European values, asserting the power of the European Union on the global stage! At long last our European leaders are speaking out, taking central stage. People of Europe unite! According to the President of the European Commission, the EU … Continued

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Trade in cultural services and cultural exchanges after the Cariforum-EU EPA, where do we stand?

Trade in cultural services and cultural exchanges after the Cariforum-EU EPA [1], where do we stand? In 2005, the EU signed the UNESCO Convention on the Promotion and Protection of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions. Since then, the EU has taken a number steps to ensure its implementation. For example, in May 2007 the EU adopted … Continued

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Public Consultation on the CIP programme – KEA’s contribution – CIP to Promote Creativity

This contribution to the CIP public consultation aims to show that culture and creative industries as well as the promotion of cultural diversity should be part of the CIP programme to implement the EU 2020 project which is to make a smart, inclusive and sustainable Europe.  The Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme (CIP) (http://ec.europa.eu/cip/index_en.htm) is … Continued