Culture and Education

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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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Participants from the Roma Education Fund in Bucharest, Romania
Press Release
08.04.2018 - 13:36

More effort needed to better integrate Roma people

“Roma are part of Europe’s cultural heritage and values and they have contributed to the cultural richness, diversity, economy and common history of the EU. On 8 April we celebrate Roma...
token gesture
Press Release
21.06.2017 - 15:31

Europass: popular CV system revamped

“With more than 60 million CVs, Europass is one of the most successful and cost-effective initiatives of the past ten years. It must be our main goal to support educational and working mobility...
Human Hand Holding The New Apple Tv Siri Remote
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...

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