Prior to the European Council meeting of May 22-23 the newly founded Dutch ‘Europe platform’ sends a letter to the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science asking for support for EU cultural policies and more alignment between European and national cultural policies.Read More
During the opening weekend of Leeuwarden - European Capital of Culture 2018 - and in the run up to municipal elections in the Netherlands, the European Cultural Foundation partnered with Netwerk Democratie and Kunsten'92 in organising a workshop how municipalities can successfully involve citizens in cultural policy.Read More
How ECF's work relates to the plans of the European Commission as announced in the State of the Union Address 2017.Read More
Since our beginnings in the 1950s, ECF has been pursuing the idea of a Europe that goes beyond historical, cultural and political borders and proposes new ways of doing things. The Europe ECF imagines extends well beyond the EU, embracing the countries that touch our borders to the east and to the south. These guiding principles run through the pages of our new publication Another Europe, which brings together a treasure trove of insights and experiences from partners and participants working with us in the European Neighbourhood over the past 15 years.Read More
Arts Management in Turbulent Times - Adaptable Quality Management, written by Milena Dragicevic Šesic and Sanjin Dragojevica, is a practical guide on Arts Management in regions in transition. Published in 2005, it is an important source for arts managers, cultural operators, cultural policy makers and others working in the field.Read More
Guide to Citizen Participation in Local Cultural Policy Development for European Cities, by Jordi Pascual and Sanijn Dragojevic, published by Interarts Foundation (Barcelona), ECUMEST Association (Bucharest) and ECF in 2007.