Coronavirus Global Response

The European Union and its partners are hosting an international pledging conference starting on Monday 4 May 2020 where it is aimed to raise €7.5

International Council of Museums (ICOM)

The International Council of Museums is an international organisation of museums and museum professionals which is committed to the research, conservation, continuation and communication to society of the world’s natural and cultural heritage, present and future, tangible and intangible.

Cultural Research Network

An open resource-sharing community of practice for anyone involved in arts- and culture-related research. A network that emphasises on the practice and process of current research, and the opportunities to inform that active work among peers, academics, and fellow professionals. A collaborative platform that provides opportunities to explore project or professional connections, methodological challenges, technological innovations, standards and practices, and shared infrastructure.

Union Internationale des Cinémas / International Union of Cinemas (UNIC)

The Union Internationale des Cinémas/International Union of Cinemas is the European grouping of cinema trade associations and key operators, covering 38 territories across the region. It aims to promote the cultural, social and economic benefits of a vibrant cinema-going culture in Europe and to provide a strong and influential voice for European cinema operators on issues of shared interest.

International Federation of Actors (FIA)

FIA is a well-established and experienced trade union organisation aiming to promote decent terms and conditions, despite the fast pace of technological change and the many challenges posed by an increasingly globalised and mobile industry.


Midem combines expertly curated industry programming with tailored events to provide a platform for music professionals to meet, exchange and network.

IFPI – Representing the Recording Industry Worldwide

IFPI is at the centre of a globally coordinated network of different national organisations.
It has affiliated organisations in 56 countries, including national groups that represent their own member record companies in each individual country, and music licensing companies – bodies that administer rights and collect revenues for the public performance of recorded music.

IMZ – International Music + Media Centre

The IMZ International Music + Media Centre is the international business network
dedicated to the promotion of the performing arts through audiovisual media.

By customised services, activities, programmes and resources IMZ aims to help to create, trade,
coproduce, distribute, broadcast and stream music + dance films worldwide.


HireArtists is a marketplace designed to facilitate creative exchange during an unprecedented economic crisis for the already-precarious arts and creative sector at large. Built by artists and for artists, hireartists connects buyers and supporters with experienced practitioners possessing decades of experience, for the purposes of online instruction or to help with creative and non-creative tasks.

On the Move : A list of resources

A list of resources, in partnership with Circostrada, that gathers information and initiatives internationally. Find the list here. On the Move Circostrada


Circostrada is the European Network for Circus and Street Arts. Created in 2003 with the core mission of furthering the development, empowerment and recognition of these fields at European and international levels.

Artist Relief Tree

Artist Relief Tree is an initiative that supports artists -specifically freelance artists- in need, during the current global health crisis by collecting donations of those


UNESCO is the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation that seeks to build peace through international cooperation in Education, the Sciences and Culture.