The European Jazz Network is a Europe-wide association of producers, presenters, and supporting organisations than specialise in creative music, contemporary jazz, and improvised music created from a distinctly European perspective.
EJC organizes seminars & workshops; offers research, consultancy and expertise. It also carries out journalism awards and competitions. The network includes members from all six Eastern Partnership countries.
It is an independent network organisation for higher arts education with over 300 members from 47 countries. ELIA advocates for the arts at the European level, creating new opportunities for its members and facilitating the exchange of best practices. The network includes members from Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Ukraine.
The European Music Council is an umbrella organisation for musical life in Europe that advocats for the societal and political significance of musical diversity in Europe.
At this web-page of the Directorate General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations (DG NEAR) you can find information on different aspects of European Neighbourhood Policy of the European Union: definition, funding sources, main working principles and priorities for bilateral, regional, neighbourhood-wide and cross-border cooperation, as well as support to civil society. The ENP governs the EU's relations with 16 of its closest Eastern (Eastern Partnership countries) and Southern Neighbours. Recently revised ENP will be primarily dedicated to stabilisation of the region in political, economic, and security related terms. It will put a strong emphasis on implementation of a differentiated approach to EU’s Neighbours by respecting different aspirations of the Partner Countries and better answering the interests of the EU and the Neighbours. The revised ENP will also pay special attention to increasing ownership by Partner Countries and EU Member States.
The European Neighbourhood Policy is a key part of the European Union's foreign policy. Through ENP the EU works with its Southern and Eastern Neighbours to achieve the closest possible political association and the greatest possible degree of economic integration. This goal builds on common interests and on values — democracy, the rule of law, respect for human rights, and social cohesion. The page helps understanding general principles of cooperation in bilateral and multilateral formats.
It is the web-page of the DG NEAR responsible inter alia to take forward the EU's neighbourhood and enlargement policies. By implementing assistance actions in Europe's eastern and southern neighbourhood, DG NEAR supports reform and democratic consolidation, and strengthens the prosperity, stability and security around Europe. You can find her information on the EU values, policies and interests in this region, as well as funding and technical assistance instruments.
The ENCC is an international network of cultural centres, comprising 14 national networks from 12 countries, representing 3,000 cultural centres. It has built over the years a reach collection of resources organized by type and topic and sometimes related to projects and events.
ENCATC is a network of more than 130 member institutions and professionals from over 40 countries active in education, training and research within the broad field of cultural management and policy. ENCATC members have an impact on the education of thousands of cultural managers worldwide. The network voices the views of its members through the dialogue with international and European institutions and organisations on legislation, policies and programmes impacting on education and training in cultural management and cultural policy. The network includes members from Georgia and Ukraine.
ENCATC represents, advocates, and promotes cultural management and cultural policy education, professionalizes the cultural sector to make it sustainable, and creates a platform for discussion and exchange at European and international level. It cooperates closely with UNESCO, the Council of Europe, the European Commission and the European Parliament as well as with the European Cultural Foundation. The network represents all disciplines in the arts and culture. As a lively and expanding European platform, it encourages serious exchange of knowledge, methodologies, experiences, comparative research and regular assessment of the sector’s training needs in the broad field of cultural management from a European point of view through a wide range of working groups, projects, activities and events.
This research platform has been initiated in 2015 within an EU-wide research project "Preliminary Evidence of Spillover Effects in Europe" with the aim of better understanding the methodologies that could be used to better measure spillover effects of public investment in the arts, culture and the creative industries. A research alliance across Europe has contributed to form an international evidence library. To date it is the most comprehensive database on projects with spillover effects in Europe; the first project attempting to analyse the causality of spillover effects and their contribution to the EU Agenda 2020; and the first open-access digital research platform for spillover effects. This platform will be continuously developed to reflect ongoing research strategy and the suggestions of the community of debate around spillovers.
The European Route of Industrial Heritage is the tourism information network of industrial heritage sites in Europe, presenting more than 1,000 sites in 43 European countries.
ETC is aimed at promoting contemporary drama theatre, supporting the mobility of artists and development of artistic exchange throughout Europe and beyond it.
At this page of the EC you can learn the main principles of the assistance provided for the culture sector in the form of direct financial assistance, technical or advisory assistance, or by supporting the development of platforms and networks. The culture and creative sector is considered by the EC as a source of great potential for economic growth and job creation that suffers from a lack of support, a shortage of relevant skills, and a lack of representation in other sectors. The web-page helps understanding cross-sector approach of the EC to sectoral policies and funding principles: success of culture is closely linked to a variety of other sectors, such as tax and finance, the environment, and intellectual property.
This is a federation of national and transnational organisations of professional writers and literary translators from 34 countries. It work with protection of writers’ rights. The network includes members from Belarus.
The material of the European Collections on art, fashion and music comes from all over Europe. The project is aimed at transforming the world with culture by building on Europe’s rich heritage and making it easier for people to use it for work, learning and pleasure.
The web-resource presents the results of data-gathering which is one of the instruments to provide up-to-date, relevant information on the culture sector and the economy of culture. Until recently, culture social and economic statistics were derived from already existing multi-purpose data collections on employment, business, private and public expenditure, practice and participation, and international trade in goods and services. Now the Eurostat culture dedicated section presents the data that refer to cultural employment, international trade in cultural goods, and cultural participation and expenditure.
It is a network of European cultural journals, linking more than 80 partner journals and just as many associated magazines and institutions. The network includes members from Belarus and Ukraine.
Eurozine is a network of European cultural journals, linking up more than 80 partner journals and just as many associated magazines and institutions from nearly all European countries. It is also a netmagazine which publishes outstanding articles from its partner journals with additional translations into one of the major European languages. In bringing the panorama of European cultural journals to an international public, Eurozine stimulates a common cultural discourse among an international readership.