EU Strategy for International Cultural Relations: conference on regions' leading role

In the context of the anniversary of the Treaties of Rome and the 2018 Year for Cultural Heritage, European regions aim to contribute to the Joint Communication "Towards an EU strategy for International Cultural Relations". This conference will address the issue of international cultural relations focusing on regions' leading role. The event is promoted by the Regional Initiative for Culture and Creativity (RICC), an informal European network comprised of 25 regional governments. Join the event !


Coaching visit in creative Loulé

In April, coaching experts from KEA European Affairs and Tom Fleming Creative Consultancy, together with city peers from Ghent and Lincoln, went to Algarve, to help Loulé work on its new strategic plan for local development, which includes a strong and committed focus on culture and creative industries.


Culture for Cities and Regions coaching visit to Chemnitz: one city, two names, one cultural strategy

Between 18 and 21 April, the Culture for Cities and Regions initiative organised a coaching visit to Chemnitz. Since 2016, the city has been working on a cultural development strategy as part of a broad reflection on its future. This strategy will cover the period between 2018 and 2030, and is intended to become a driver of Chemnitz’s urban development.