Advocacy Initiatives

All the initiatives that are aiming at advocating for the sector in a local/national and/or european level.

Europe’s filmmakers write to Commissioner Thierry Breton

The letter calls on the European Commissioner for Internal Market to regulate the tech giants; the signatories include Pedro Almodovar, Luc Dardenne, Costa Gavras and Cristian Mungiu.


Investing in Europe’s next generation by investing in culture

As the EU has started discussing the proposed recovery plan, 94 organisations from across Europe’s cultural and creative sectors are uniting their voices to alert EU leaders: the sector needs strong and systemic support measures to recover from this crisis.


Uphold culture in the EU budget

A call for a central place for culture in the EU long-term recovery budget.


Art in times of Coronavirus

A project called Žalike2030 was created as an artistic response to the current COVID-19-crisis, out of which an Art Manifesto arose.


Financial recovery through innovation and Baukultur (building culture)

A proposal from the German planning and construction sector.


Package of measures for the economic stabilisation of private broadcasting in the Corona crisis

The current situation puts many companies in an economic imbalance and especially smaller as well as local and regional offers are facing existential problems.