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...

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Dubrovnik

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

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Cinema

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

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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...

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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
25.04.2017 - 09:48

EPP Group wants content quota and ad cuts for Netflix & Co

MEPs harmonise media rules for TV and internet The update of the old Audiovisual Services Directive will further harmonise the rules for classical television and the rising online media platforms...
Backpackers girl waiting for the train
Press Release
27.03.2017 - 12:36

Commission’s Interrail proposal: a missed opportunity

“The European Commission could have used the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome to present an original and ambitious proposal that will make people enthusiastic about Europe...
Irritated Businessman Shouting Through Megaphone
News
03.02.2017 - 11:26

EU confronts hate speech

The European Parliament is currently debating legislation on audiovisual media services that is in line with 21st century realities on media use in the European Union. Specifically, the proposed...
Milan Zver MEP
News
01.02.2017 - 18:30

Happy Birthday, Erasmus: a European success project turns 30

The Dutch humanist Erasmus of Rotterdam is not well known although he is the eponym of the best-known exchange programme in Europe: Erasmus! Since the start of the exchange programme in 1987, more...
girl singing to the microphone in a studio
Press Release
12.12.2016 - 14:59

Copyright: we must better pay our authors and creators

“A modernisation of copyright rules to fit the digital age is probably the single most important reform we can envisage to make a worthy living for our many artists, creators and designers in...
Owner of a cafe showing open sign
Press Release
27.10.2016 - 12:35

Youth Strategy: empowering young people

“Investing in education and effective skills training are essential if we want to offer young Europeans better prospects and build a more dynamic, innovative and competitive economy,”...

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