EU Culture and Audiovisual Affairs Ministers agreed culture fosters economic growth and social cohesion

EU Culture and Audiovisual Affairs Ministers agreed culture fosters economic growth and social cohesion

EU Ministers for Culture and Audiovisual Affairs in the informal meeting, which took place in Vilnius on 1st-2nd October, made a statement on proactive cultural policies to maintain culture as an agent for economic growth and social cohesion.

EU Ministers called the member states and the European Commission to invite policy makers in other sectors to open up ways for a better and more effective application of cultural and creative sector inputs, taking into account national challenges and specificities.

The Ministers also discussed challenges of ensuring media freedom and pluralism during convergence of the audiovisual and media worlds.

 

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