A new Work Plan for Culture to start in 2019

A new Work Plan for Culture to start in 2019

Thu, 06/12/2018 - 16:12

07/12/2018

The Council of the European Union adopted Conclusions on the Work Plan for Culture 2019-2022. The plan is considered a strategic instrument setting priorities and defining concrete actions to address the increasing shift to digital technologies, globalisation and growing societal diversity in the area of cultural policy.

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The Work Plan, adopted on 27 November 2018, sets out the following five priorities for European cooperation in cultural policy-making:

  • Sustainability in cultural heritage
  • Cohesion and well-being
  • An ecosystem supporting artists, cultural and creative professionals and European content
  • Gender equality
  • International cultural relations

The priorities are complemented by 17 concrete actions to be carried out over a period of four years. The Work Plan is part of the European Agenda for Culture strategic framework.