It is an international network for arts and business. The network is a valuable resource for academics, students, researchers, regional and national authorities, business people and journalists.
This international network for arts and business is a valuable resource for academics, students, researchers, regional and national authorities, business people and journalists. You can browse through the various collections for articles and features on books, courses, conferences and web resources. You can also send your feedback or contributions to make this independent network even better. The web-site provides the world's largest directory of publications in the field of arts management that includes detailed information on more than 500 books and magazines to be bought via the network’s partners.
The AEC is a European cultural and educational network with over 300 member institutions for professional music training in 57 countries.
The ACT Exchange is a not-for-profit organization empowering creative individuals and communities to develop their cultural assets and showcase their locally produced creativity at home and around the world. The ACT also acts as an intermediary, connecting cultural producers and institutions with development resources in order to foster the cooperative spirit of inspiration and imagination. The ACT Exchange empowers European and global cultural diversity and creativity and promotes European and international cooperation, in keeping with the Council of Europe’s values of human rights, democracy, and the rule of law.
LIBER is aimed at encouraging and developing a strong network of research libraries across Europe and in fostering positive co-operation among European research libraries. The network includes members from Armenia.
This directive of the European Union governs EU-wide coordination of national legislation on all audiovisual media – both traditional TV broadcasts and on-demand services. The AVMSD is aimed to make Europe's audiovisual media landscape fit for purpose in the digital age. The directive contains a 2-step resolution procedure for disputes between countries in case of having different rules and restrictions for transmission of audiovisual production. Full participation of Moldova, Georgia and Ukraine in the MEDIA Sub-programme of Creative Europe will be possible after these counties align with this directive.
On this web-page the EC’s DG EAC describes policy support for the audiovisual sector which is designed to increase levels of media literacy and support the digital distribution of audiovisual works. You can find information on opportunities and challenges created by the changing pace of technology; support for distribution of films across Europe and promotion of film festivals; policymaking, data-gathering and research activities; and reforms to the policy and regulatory environment.
The Austrian Cultural Forum is an agency of the Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs, whose task consists of the cultural and scientific dialogue with artists and scientists of each particular host country. Each of the 30 Cultural Forums existing so far focuses on the specific needs of local users and partners, and works independently on different contents. The Austrian Cultural Forum in Kyiv is positioned as the platform for Austrian cultural activities abroad and scientific cooperation between Austria and Ukraine. There are several Austrian institutions supporting cultural/scientific/educational exchanges and providing capacity building to Ukrainian institutions in Lviv, Kharkiv, Chernivtsi, Odessa, and Drogobych. Projects of the Austrian Cultural Forum in Ukraine are aimed at building long-term cooperation that can sustain in future even without financial support by the Forum.
BJCEM is an international network of 58 members from 17 countries that aims to create opportunities for young artists to produce and showcase their works and to support mobility and learning process.
The web-resource provides information on the ENI CBC Black Sea Basin Programme 2014-2010 that strengthens cooperation in the Black Sea countries. Armenia, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine belong to the eight eligible countries of the programme. Jointly promote business and entrepreneurship in the tourism and cultural sectors is one of the programme’s priorities. The web-site informs on current calls for proposals. Two calls are expected to be launched during the programme lifetime in 2016 and 2018.
Though this web-page you can access UNESCO online bookshop, documents, publications, library and archives. Online Bookshop presents titles currently for sale in English, French, Spanish, Russian, Chinese and Arabic published or co-published by UNESCO. These include books, multimedia (DVDs, CD-Roms, VHS videos), periodicals, and scientific maps for professionals. UNESDOC database contains over 146,000 UNESCO documents in full text published since 1945 as well as metadata from the collections of the UNESCO Library and documentation centres in Field Offices and Institutes. The UNESCO Library provides reference and information services, including research, to the Organization as a whole, as well as to the general public with an interest in UNESCO's fields of competence. This UNESCO Archives document the Organization’s history and provides access to all official correspondence, documents, publications, multimedia and electronic records.
The study, commissioned by the EC and conducted by Austrian Institute for SME Research and VVA Europe, shows that cultural and creative industries employ more than 12 million people in the EU, which is 7.5% of all persons employed in the total economy. The study considers CCIs as an important contributor to the economy and a key factor to preserve European identity, culture and values. The report also defines preconditions for CCIs further development from the policy or governance side: a clear commitment of political stakeholders; cooperation of policymakers in different fields (e.g. economy and culture); sustainable funding; integration of creative industry strategies in overarching development plans and strategies; and proactive communication strategies for CCIs.
The British Council is the United Kingdom's international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities that creates friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries and connects millions of people with the United Kingdom and the UK’s most attractive assets: English, the Arts, Education and the ways of living and organising society. Activities and programmes of the British Council help increase audiences for international work in the UK and for UK work globally; bring artists together and support the development of skills and policy in the arts and creative industries; and help to create trust and lay foundations for prosperity and security around the world. On the web-sites of the British Council in EaP countries you can find information on country priorities and projects offering English for arts and cultural managers, training for people working across creative and cultural businesses or start ups, and developing links between EaP countries and UK, as well as promoting the development of cultural institutions.
BEDA communicates the value of design and innovation to the European economy with the intention of improving professional design practice and maturing the sector. It also promotes the value of design and innovation to European culture, economy, environment, society and governance. BEDA boasts 47 members from 27 member states in Europe, representing some 400,000 designers from industrial design and interiors to digital design and branding.
The network promotes openness, innovation, and experimentation in education. It gives an opportunity to propose course to the audience worldwide to: colleges and universities; schools; academic partnerships and consortia; non-profit organizations and governmental agencies with an education mission; and for-profit companies that offer courses in collaboration with an educational institution or organization.
The Central European Initiative is a regional intergovernmental forum committed to supporting European integration through cooperation between and among CEI Member States and with the European Union, other interested public institutions or private and non-governmental organisations, as well as international and regional organisations. In order to offer a solid contribution to European integration, the CEI combines multilateral diplomacy and project management, both as donor and recipient, while also bridging European macro-regions. The CEI is actively engaged in supporting projects in various areas of cooperation, also through the mobilisation of financial resources providing greater possibilities for studying, financing and executing national and international projects. Intercultural cooperation belongs to the areas of the CEI potential funding. Belarus, Moldova, and Ukraine are CEI Member States.
It is a platform to meet, exchange, and develop projects; an international forum to meet and reflect on the sustainable development of circus and street arts.
It is a MOOC by Sciences Po, France's leading university in the social sciences. It reviews debates and present social science models of cities to analyse and compare contemporary developments. Classic urban questions about inequalities, housing, government, and integration are combined with issues about the urban fabric, questions of mobility and rootedness, sustainable development and risks, the making of the cyborg cities, questions of social control and riots, urban culture, innovation and urban economic development. The course is designed for undergraduates, but it also will interest graduates and professionals concerned in urban issues. It includes assignments that consist in participating to discussions related to theoretical models, and peer assessments on the contributions.