EU Policy Documents
10 Jun 2016

Towards an EU Strategy for international cultural relations

This Joint Communication of the European Commission and the European External Action Service proposes an EU Strategy for International Cultural Relations that focuses on advancing cultural cooperation with partner countries across three main strands: supporting culture as an engine for sustainable social and economic development; promoting culture and intercultural dialogue for peaceful inter-community relations; and reinforcing cooperation on cultural heritage. In pursuing these objectives, the EU’s International Cultural Relations will contribute to making the EU a stronger global actor.

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