Preparatory Action "Culture in EU External Relations" : final conference

  • BOZAR, Horta Hall Rue Ravenstein 23 1000 Brussels Belgium

As a member of the Consortium supporting the Preparatory Action "Culture in EU External Relations" initiative, we are happy to share this invitation to the final conference.  

The Preparatory Action on the role of culture in EU external relations will gather some of the most influential politicians and know-how heavy professionals on the field from the whole world to an open conference BOZAR. 

All members of the Consortium would very much like to invite you to contribute to the discussions.

The outcomes of the Preparatory Action will be presented on the first day and discussions will take place in three panels the next day, focusing -amongst other topics- on the expectations and realities of culture in the EU’s external relations, the potential added value of a strategic approach to cultural cooperation and exchanges, including implementing tools. (Final programme to be published soon) of this final conference, where the Commissioner for Education & Culture, Androulla Vassiliou, and the Executive Secretary General of the EEAS M. Pierre Vimont, will give the opening speech.

It is an open conference, however with limited seats, therefore registration is required.

Please confirm your participation via email to, before the 30th of March. 

For more information visit the Preparatory Action website