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Languages & Culture 07-06-2007

Orban: ‘With multilingualism, I have the possibility to build something new’

In an exclusive interview with EURACTIV, Multilingualism Commissioner Leonard Orban speaks of his conviction that the EU's official language tally will continue to grow, and expresses his hopes that new translation technologies and motivating language education will bear fruit.
Languages & Culture 15-05-2007

Commission sets out cultural agenda for Europe

The European Commission has adopted a policy statement on the role of culture in a globalising world, proposing the first-ever 'European Strategy for Culture'.
Languages & Culture 26-03-2007

Language experts push multilingualism to promote ‘identity’

British Council seminar on multilingualism brought together policymakers, practitioners, academics and business managers from across Europe, to formulate a "clear and convincing case for multilingualism".
Languages & Culture 06-03-2007

‘Intercultural dialogue’ to dominate Euro-Med meeting

European Parliament President Hans-Gert Pöttering proposal to include intercutural dialogue as a main topic of the 16-17 March Euro-Med plenary session in Tunis has been welcomed by the Euro-Mediterranean Parliamentary Assembly (EMPA) bureau.
Economy & Jobs 16-07-2004

Tough discussions ahead on funding for student mobility

The Commission is seeking to triple the budget available for the next education, lifelong learning and youth programmes. The Dutch Presidency wants the focus to be on quality rather than quantity.
Economy & Jobs 12-07-2004

Ministers discuss ways to improve students’ mobility

Education Ministers will discuss how to improve student's mobility and how to encourage active and responsible citizenship in Europe. Future co-operation on culture will also be on the informal Council's agenda.
Economy & Jobs 27-11-2003

Culture 2000 programme and audiovisual policies need more focus, says Commission

The future of the Culture 2000 programme and of the European audiovisual policies were the major issues on the agenda of the Culture Council on 24 November.

Culture Council wants qualified majority voting to be applied to cultural policy

Culture Ministers discussed the place of culture in the future EU constitution during their informal meeting on 24-25 May 2003. Most of the Member States support a change from unanimity to qualified majority voting in this field.
Future EU 18-04-2003

Commission proposes extending MEDIA and Culture 2000 programmes until 2006

Pending clarification of the EU's new priorities in culture and the media by the Constitutional Treaty, the Commission proposed on 16 April to extend without amendment until late 2006 the MEDIA and Culture 2000 programmes.
Future EU 07-04-2003

Former EU leaders call upon Convention to upgrade education and culture in new Treaty

On 3 April 2003, Former EU leaders appealed to the Convention to give a prominent place to education and culture in the constitutional Treaty.