EUNIC News

Interview with Walter Zampieri on the project "European 'Houses' of Culture"

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March 5, 2019

“Europe is a house where everybody is welcome”

Walter Zampieri, Head the unit for culture policy and intercultural dialogue at the European Commission, talks in the interview about the policy background of "European 'Houses' of Culture", what the long term vision of the project is - and why he is convinced that "houses" is an aptly chosen term for this project.

EUNIC in film

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March 4, 2019

"UNIQUE EUNIC: EU Cultural Relations" now available as documentary

Twelve years after its creation, EUNIC has evolved into a global network and a strategic partner of the EU, delivering transnational collaborative projects. A new documentary features EUNIC's work for the first time in film. It is now available in three version of different length on the internet.

Second call of 2018

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February 6, 2019

EUNIC Cluster Fund Call: Results published

For the October 2018 call EUNIC Global received a total of 27 applications for its internal instrument to support project implementation worldwide, the Cluster Fund. Twelve projects were chosen for funding.

A new project looking at innovative collaboration models

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January 24, 2019

European ‘Houses’ of Culture launched

The project seeks to research and identify innovative collaboration models between EU actors and stakeholders in third countries. As a first step, the survey to find past and current models of collaboration has just been published.

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September 30, 2018

Report on the EUNIC-EU relationship officially presented at Senior Officials Meeting in Linz, Austria

On 6 and 7 September 2018 an informal senior officials meeting organised by the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the EU took place in Linz on the margins of the Ars Electronica Festival. Senior officials for culture from the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Ministries of Culture from the EU Member States as well as participants from the European Commission, the EuropeanExternal Action Service and EUNIC took part in the 2-days meeting including three intensive working sessions and an additional cultural programme.

EUNIC-EU Partnership

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November 6, 2018

Report on the current state of the partnership between EUNIC clusters and EU Delegations

The Joint Communication drafted in 2016 and since adopted by both the Council of Ministers and the European Parliament proposed an ‘enhanced cooperation with Cultural Institutes through a new form of partnership between the EEAS, commission services, national cultural institutes and their umbrella organisation (EUNIC)’. This led to the signing of the administrative agreement between EUNIC and the EU, in May 2017.

EUNIC-EU to further enhance cooperation

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June 1, 2017

Administrative arrangement signed between EUNIC and the European Union

On16 May 2017, EUNIC and the European Union made a strong commitment in their working relationship towards an improved cooperation in the field of cultural activities, by the signing of an administrative agreement. The arrangement outlines joint principles, values and objectives for cooperation as well as practical arrangements for its implementation.