Culture and Education

Protect creativity without creating borders

The EPP Group has always defended a balanced approach on copyright and considers that it is the only way to ensure the interest of both the creators...


Europe's many historic churches, monuments and other cultural heritage should be better promoted to increase tourism to the EU. "We...


The European Parliament today adopted a Report by Bogdan Wenta MEP on European Film in the Digital Era. The Report proposes to increase current...

Bill Liao

Investing in the right training and education for youth will help boost employment across Europe according to Bill Liao, co-founder of the non-profit...



The Committee on Culture and Education is responsible for improving the knowledge and dissemination of culture, safeguarding cultural heritage and the protection and promotion of cultural and linguistic diversity. It also deals with the EU's education policy, such as Erasmus or lifelong learning. Finally, the Committee also tackles issues related to audiovisual policy and the cultural and educational aspects of the information society, youth policy and the development of a sports and leisure policy and information and media policy.


Tibor Navracsics
Press Release
01.10.2014 - 20:52

Navracsics: convincing commitment to European values

"Tibor Navracsics clearly showed that he is a true European," said Sabine Verheyen, EPP Group Coordinator in the Culture and Education (CULT) Committee, right after the hearing of the...
Günther Oettinger
Press Release
29.09.2014 - 21:25

Oettinger in favour of a digital revolution

Creating a Single Market for Telecoms by 2015 and no more roaming charges by 2016 are the key EPP Group priorities for the digital economy. "The biggest challenge facing the digital market is...
A kid with book in her hand
Press Release
16.04.2014 - 09:58

New digital opportunities to ensure high quality education

The European Parliament has adopted a Report on new technologies and open educational resources by a large majority with 544 votes in favour and 41 against. Milan Zver MEP led negotiations on behalf...
Photo of Santiago Fisas Ayxelá holding football ball
26.03.2014 - 11:00

The role of sport in times of crisis: jobs, integration

In these tough times of crisis, all efforts must be made to support job creation and provide young people with key skills that will help them to find a job more easily. This is how we tackle youth...
Beliee in people campaign, Piotr Borys MEP
24.03.2014 - 09:00

Erasmus+ puts people first

My daughters are turning 8 and 10 this year. In just a few years they will be able to participate in the greatest programme ever designed by the European Parliament. I remember the work we...
Ivo Belet, Mep Believe in people campaign
13.03.2014 - 09:00

Tackling youth unemployment at its root

The crisis has hit young people harder than anyone else: today more than 5 million Europeans under 25 are unemployed in the 28 countries of the European Union. Young people are not only faced with...



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