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.


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Press Release
12.03.2014 - 12:40

Media convergence requires EU regulation

Fusion of audiovisual content needs to be prepared Digitalisation and the internet have changed the framework for media-specific regulation. Viewers, listeners or readers can no longer distinguish...
Male Teacher Asking Students Questions During Seminar
04.03.2014 - 15:30

Investing in the young generation: Erasmus + and Youth Guarantee

With youth unemployment soaring in some Member States following the prolonged economic crisis, labour market mobility and the acquisition of skills have become key to young people getting jobs. That...
Traffic on multiple lane highway
19.02.2014 - 12:30


The EPP Group firmly believes that the transnational mobility of EU citizens not only contributes to enriching their cultural and professional knowledge, but it is also necessary to enhance labour...
Boost online education to fill growing EU skills gap, European Parliament says.
20.01.2014 - 17:45

Boost online education to fill growing EU skills gap, European Parliament says.

Online education needs to expand, along with greater access to broadband, for Europe to better compete in the future, said MEPs and experts at a European Parliament hearing. Doris Pack, chair of the...
Simona Pronckutė
25.11.2013 - 08:29

Erasmus made my dream come true

We believe in people that are dynamic, entrepreneurial, talented, self-motivated and dedicated. People who have bright ideas and are motivated to follow their dream. Meet Simona Pronckutė. She is 27...
Press Release
20.11.2013 - 13:15

Malala Yousafzai - changing the world through education

“Today, the European Parliament received a lesson in courage, strong determination and generous humanity from Malala Yousafzai, a girl who I strongly believe will change the world. Malala gave...



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