Advocacy Initiatives

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

Uphold culture in the EU budget

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


Rescue the arts: plea to national governments

A call on the national governments to take measures, considering the urgency of the current moment and aiming at the long-term viability of the sector.


Launch event #culture2030goal Statement on culture and the COVID-19 pandemic

On 20 April 2020, the UCLG Committee on culture and partners in the #culture2030goal campaign released a Statement on Culture and the COVID-19 pandemic.


A statement made by Europa Distribution and FIAD on the impact of Covid-19 on film distribution

A joint call to support the ease from the impact of Covid-19 crisis on film distribution.


Cultural Heritage and Museums as agents of resilience post-covid19

An open letter sent on April 24th 2020 to the Belgian Prime Minister, Ms Sophie Wilmès; to the Belgian Regional Ministers: Mr Jan Jambon for the Flemish Region, Mr Elio Di Rupo for the Walloon Region and Mr Rudi Vervoort for the Brussels Capital Region ; to the Belgian Community Ministers : Mr Jan Jambon for the Flemish Community, Mr Pierre-Yves Jeholet for the Fench Community, and Oliver Paasch for the German Community; to the MPs of the different Belgian political entities; to the Belgian mayors; and to all Belgian politicians.


Pearle calls upon a joint and proportionate approach of European ministers of Culture when reopening cultural activities with a live audience in context of Covid19 exit strategies

On May 13th, Pearle*-Live Performance Europe, sent an open letter to European ministers of Culture and Commissioner of Culture Gabriel, ahead of the Council meeting on May 19th.