CREATIVE EUROPE (2014-2020) Culture Sub-programme
Calls for proposals : EAC/S16/2013 : European cooperation projects
Priorities of the Culture Sub-programme
The priorities of the Culture Sub-programme are to reinforce the cultural and creative sectors’ capacity to operate transnationally and internationally and to promote transnational circulation and mobility. In order to implement the priorities set out in the Regulation, the Culture Sub-programme, shall provide support in particular for:
- transnational cooperation projects bringing together cultural and creative organisations from different countries to undertake sectoral or cross-sectoral activities;
- activities by European networks of cultural and creative organisations from different countries;
- activities by organisations with a European vocation fostering the development of emerging talent and stimulating the transnational mobility of cultural and creative players and circulation of works, with the potential to exert a broad influence on cultural and creative sectors and to provide for lasting effects;
- literary translation and the further promotion of translated works;
The main objectives of this call for proposal is to support for transnational cultural cooperation projects are to support the capacity of the European cultural and creative sectors to operate transnationally and internationally and to promote the transnational circulation of cultural and creative works and transnational mobility of cultural and creative players, in particular artists.
The priorities in the field of reinforcing the cultural and creative sector’s capacity to operate transnationally shall be the following:
- supporting actions providing cultural and creative players with skills, competences and know-how that contribute to strengthening the cultural and creative sectors, including encouraging adaptation to digital technologies, testing innovative approaches to audience development and testing of new business and management models;
- supporting actions enabling cultural and creative players to cooperate internationally and to internationalise their careers and activities in the Union and beyond, when possible on the basis of long-term strategies;
- providing support to strengthen European cultural and creative organisations and international networking in order to facilitate access to professional opportunities.
The priorities in the field of promoting transnational circulation and mobility shall be the following:
- supporting international cultural activities, such as for instance exhibitions, exchanges and festivals;
- supporting the circulation of European literature with a view to ensuring the widest possible accessibility;
- supporting audience development as a means of stimulating interest in and improving access to European cultural and creative works and tangible and intangible cultural heritage. Audience development seeks to help European artists/cultural professionals and their works reach as many people as possible across Europe and extend access to cultural works to under-represented groups. It also seeks to help cultural organisations adapt to the need to engage in new and innovative ways with audiences both to retain them, to build new audiences, diversify audiences including reaching current “non-audiences”, and to improve the experience for both existing and future audiences and deepen the relationship with them.
- EU Member States and overseas countries and territories which are eligible to participate in the Programme pursuant to Article 58 of Council Decision 2001/822/EC2
- Acceding countries, candidate countries and potential candidates benefiting from a pre-accession strategy, in accordance with the general principles and general terms and conditions for the participation of those countries in Union programmes established in the respective Framework Agreements, Association Council Decisions or similar agreements;
- EFTA countries which are parties to the Agreement on the EEA, in accordance with the provisions of the EEA Agreement;
- The Swiss Confederation, on the basis of a bilateral agreement to be concluded with that country;
- Countries covered by the European Neighbourhood Policy in accordance with the procedures defined with those countries following the framework agreements providing for their participation in EU programmes.
Deadline: First Wednesday of March 2014
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