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Culture and Development - Action and Impact

European Commission, British Council, Federation Wallonia-Brussels & EUNIC

Culture and Development – Action and Impact is the result of a fruitful collaboration between the European Commission, the British Council, the Federation Wallonia-Brussels and EUNIC. The 36 projects represent a wide variety of cultural activities and initiatives in developing countries and are implemented by various actors – amongst others members of EUNIC, the European Commission, national development agencies and local partners. They illustrate good practice in terms of impact on the development of the communities concerned and the many shapes, forms and dimensions in which culture is embedded in the development process.

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Culture's role in the European Union's external relations

European Commissioner Androulla Vassiliou

Speech delivered by European Commissioner Androulla Vassiliou at the First International Culture Summit in Edinburgh on the 13th of August 2012, adressing the role of culture in the European Union's external relations.

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L’Europe s’empare du numérique

Gérald Grunberg

Gérald Grunberg's presentation to the More Europe - external cultural relations seminar in Paris, on the 23rd of May, 2012.

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Towards a common European cultural diplomacy? a contribution to the debate

Rod Fisher

Rod Fisher's presentation to the More Europe - external cultural relations seminar in Paris, on the 23rd of May, 2012.

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From Who We Are to What We Do Together and How - Avenues for European external cultural relations

Damien Helly for More Europe

A researcher's view on the More Europe seminar in Paris which took place on May 23rd, 2012, addressing the issues of a common European cultural diplomacy.

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European Innovation Ecologies

Malte Bergmann - Multiplicities

Malte Bergmann's presentation to the More Europe - external cultural relations seminar in Paris, on the 23rd of May, 2012.

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When human rights meet cultural relations and foreign policy

Damien Helly for More Europe

A researcher's view on the More Europe debate which took place in Berlin on May 2nd, 2012, under the title More Europe! For a new cultural dimension in Europe’s external relations.

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10 provocative arguments for the EU's external cultural relations

Gottfried Wagner for More Europe

For More Europe - external cultural relations participation to the EUNIC Culture Plus conference on Culture and Diplomacy (Prague, 19th April 2012), M. Gottfried Wagner, advisor to More Europe presented More Europe and gave "10 provocative arguments for culture in the EU's external relations".

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Cultural Policies in Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Syria and Tunisia

Boekmanstudies, Culture Resource (Al Mawred Al Thaqafy) and European Cultural Foundation (ECF)

This publication provides an introduction to the realities of public cultural administration and policy-making in Arab countries, where an independent sector is emerging. This opens up space for contemporary artists, with an impact on the role and accountability of governments in cultural life. source: LabforCulture.org

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A Cultural Dimension to the EU’s External Policies - from Policy Statements to Practice and Potential

Rod Fisher

 
2nd part of a preliminary examination to ascertain whether there is sufficient interest in Member States, and if the preconditions exist, for the development of a coherent cultural dimension to EU external policies. It aims at verifying whether the reasonably encouraging findings that emerged from the 1st study were true in practice, by interrogating stakeholders in six diverse EU counties: Denmark, France, Latvia, Poland, Portugal and the UK. source: LabforCulture.org

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