EU Policy Documents
22 Nov 2016

EU Council policy debate on international cultural relations

The development of an EU strategic approach in international cultural relations has become for quite sometime now a priority for the Council of the EU. On 22 November 2016, ministers discussed how the EU and its member states can cooperate effectively to bring about a more strategic and global approach in this field, in the framework of the Joint Communication “Towards an EU Strategy for international cultural relations”.

Download the Discussion Paper prepared by the Slovak Presidency.
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And the Outcome of the Council Meeting.
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