During the negotiations on the Multiannual Financial Framework 2021-2027, the EMC issued a number of statements - often jointly with other organisations from the cultural sector - calling for an increase of the EU budget for culture as part of Creative Europe and across other funding instruments.
This letter was prepared by Culture Action Europe and can be send to ministries on national level and other relevant institutions to support the call for the doubling of the budget for culture and at least 1% committment to culture across the MFF. For translations into other languages please go to the CAE website.
Ahead of the EU Council discussion on the future Creative Europe programme, the EMC joins forces with other music organisations calling for a reinforces focus on music in the sectorial actions.
The EMC supports this open letter by 90 organisations from the cultural and creative sector. It calls on the EU council to support the proposal of the European Parliament to increase the budget of Creative Europe to 2.8bn Euro.
As a member of Culture Action Europe, the EMC supports this statement about the future of the European non-profit sector and their participation in Creative Europe and other EU funding programmes.
Joint call from 80 organisations to boost the Creative Europe Programme ahead of the vote of the Budget Committee of the European Parliament on the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) 2021 - 2027 on 5 November 2018.
In their Position Paper from 17 September 2018 the European Alliance for Culture and the Arts states that the EU Cohesion Policy must adopt a citizen-oriented approach with a prominent place for culture.
In their Position Paper from 18 June 2018 the European Alliance for Culture and the Arts states that culture, arts and heritage must be included in and financially supported within major EU funding programmes.
The signatories of this letter, drafted on an initiative of Impala, want to remind the representatives of the European Commission, European Council and the European Parliament the place of culture in the EU budget ahead of the presentation by the European Commission of its draft Regulation for the post-2020 MFF in May 2018.
Having followed the Commission’s high-level conference on the future MFF-framework on 8-9 January 2018 as well as discussions in the European Parliament, the EuropeanAlliance for Culture and the Arts calls on the European institutions and Members States to ensure substantial support for culture, the arts and heritage within the post-2020 Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF).