news for culture & creativity

  •  culture

New set of actions on cultural heritage: prominent role for cities

To ensure that the efforts initiated during the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 have a lasting impact, the European Commission recently adopted a European Framework for Action on Cultural Heritage which acknowledges the significant role cities can play.

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publication date : 11-12-2018

  •  culture
  •  environment

EUROCITIES event at COP24: How cultural heritage can contribute to sustainability

A side event we're organising with partners at COP24 in Katowice on 6 December will explore how cities can work together to boost sustainable and inclusive business innovation in cultural heritage to raise ambitions in tackling climate change.

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publication date : 05-12-2018

  •  cooperation

Interview with Frank Ross, Lord Provost, Edinburgh

We're very excited to be travelling to Edinburgh this week for our annual conference 2018. But before we get there, we wanted to pose a few questions to our host, Frank Ross, the Lord Provost of Edinburgh.

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publication date : 26-11-2018

  •  culture

EUROCITIES Culture Forum: five take-aways

EUROCITIES Culture Forum met in Lisbon from 17-19 October to discuss how fast-changing cities can effectively support and benefit from collective projects on culture and heritage. Here are the five main messages the 25 attendees from 68 cities took away from the event.

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publication date : 05-11-2018

Cultural and well-being activities at heart of ageing population in Frankfurt

With Germany's population of over-60s set to grow from 27% to 39% in the next 30 years, finding new ways to overturn this negative image and experience and reduce the country's healthcare burden is vital. Promoting healthier and happier ageing and solidarity among communities are increasingly being seen as the cornerstones of improved quality of life.

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publication date : 30-10-2018

  •  cooperation
  •  culture

Unleash your creativity - join us for EUROCITIES 2018 Edinburgh!

Edinburgh will host our 2018 annual conference, from 28-30 November, on the theme ‘creative, competitive cities - building our future together’.

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publication date : 23-10-2018

  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Agile cities: how are cities adapting to the fourth industrial revolution?

In September 2018, the Global Future Council on Cities and Urbanization of the World Economic Forum has released a report on the adaptation of urban landscapes and administrations to the fourth industrial revolution.

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publication date : 17-10-2018

  •  culture

Creative Europe 2021-2027 proposal: our comments

The European Commission has proposed a 27% budget increase for Creative Europe, the programme supporting European cultural and creative sectors. As the European Parliament and Council debate the Commission's proposal for 2021-2027, we're making sure our comments are heard.

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publication date : 04-10-2018

  •  environment

European Solidarity Corps: a new unmissable opportunity for cities!

The European Commission has launched a brand new initiative allowing cities and municipalities to involve young European citizens to build a more inclusive and sustainable society. Cities can present project proposals on a wide range of policy areas and receive funding for their implementation.

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publication date : 03-09-2018

  •  culture
  •  environment

Towards greener cultural activities in cities

On July 18-20 34 participants from 14 cities and 8 European cultural organisations attended a EUROCITIES study visit in Leeuwarden, European Capital of Culture 2018. The visit focused on greening cultural events and on how culture drives innovation, socio-economic change and sustainability.

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publication date : 28-08-2018