Author Archives: elena.pardini

“Towards gender equality in the cultural and creative sectors” the new report by the OMC working group of Member States’ experts

The report “Towards gender equality in the cultural and creative sectors” focuses on the role that culture plays in promoting gender equality and how to achieve gender equality within the cultural and creative sectors. It was drafted by the OMC … Continue reading


2021 winners of the European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards

In 2002 the European Commission launched the Awards programme European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards which is run by Europa Nostra  and is supported by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union; the awards highlight and share heritage … Continue reading


Challenges and opportunities for culture and the sustainable development goals

  The report “Culture and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: Challenges and Opportunities” is the result of Brainstorming Meetings organized to allow the debate between the European Commission and the cultural sector, represented by a group of experienced professionals … Continue reading


Joining the dots // Bridging the gap(s)

Johannes Bellinkx – Reverse © Marleen Annema IN SITU is the European platform for artistic creation in public space. It is an ecosystem connecting the new generation of artists with audiences, programmers, and key-players involved in the economic, political and … Continue reading


Work Package 1 of the UNCHARTED project complies with the expected deliverables

After the publication of the first outputs of its investigation, UNCHARTED presents  the sixth and final deliverable of the Work Package 1 (WP1), leaded by the University of Barcelona and devoted to analyzing the configuration of cultural values in Europe. … Continue reading


The vulnerability of the European cultural heritage

The 7 Most Endangered programme was launched in 2013 as part of a civil society campaign to save Europe’s endangered heritage. Each year, 7 European heritage sites are selected as the most endangered. This selection aims to draw attention for … Continue reading


The #CulturalDealEU campaign to propose a Cultural Deal for Europe framework

Culture Action Europe, European Cultural Foundation, and Europa Nostra have recently launched the #CulturalDealEU campaign to propose a new Cultural Deal framework that should demonstrate the EU’s political commitment to place culture at the center of the political debate and … Continue reading


Publication on the social responsibility of museums

As the result of the online conference “Museums and social responsibility—values revisited” organised in the framework of German presidency of the Council of the European Union, the organizers, NEMO and the German Museums Association, have published a publication with texts … Continue reading


How can urban culture and creativity be a driver of social impact?

The last December 10, the first of the “Infected Cities” livecasts on creative resilience in European cities was launched by DutchCulture together with Pakhuis de Zwijger in Paris. It was the first of four new livecasts to reflect on how … Continue reading


New liaison between UNCHARTED project and Net4Society International Network

UNCHARTED project has just established a collaboration with Net4Society, the international network of National Contact Points for the Societal Challenge 6 in Horizon 2020. Net4Society will support the UNCHARTED project in the activity of dissemination and the exchange of knowledge … Continue reading