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The next CULT Committee meeting

The next CULT Committee meeting will take place on Wednesday, 3 September 2014 from 15:00 to 18:30 and on Thursday, 4 September 2014 from 09:00 to 12:30 in Brussels, meeting room Paul‑Henri Spaak (PHS) 5B1.

 
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Silvia COSTA elected Chair of the Committee on Culture and Education

Ms Silvia COSTA (S&D) is the new Chair of the Committee on Culture and Education, elected by acclamation on 7 July 2014. During its constituent meeting, the Committee also elected its Vice-Chairs: Ms Andrea BOCSKOR (EPP, 1st Vice-Chair), Mr Mircea DIACONU (ALDE, 2nd Vice-Chair), Ms Helga TRÜPEL (Greens/EFA, 3rd Vice-Chair) and Ms Michaela ŠOJDROVÁ (EPP, 4th Vice-Chair).
 
Together, the Chair and Vice-Chairs make up the Bureau of the Committee, elected for a two-and-a-half year term.
 
The first meeting of the Committee on Culture and Education took place in Brussels on 22 July 2014.

   
 
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Committee responsible for:
 
1. the cultural aspects of the European Union, and in particular:
(a) improving the knowledge and dissemination of culture,
(b) the protection and promotion of cultural and linguistic diversity,
(c) the conservation and safeguarding of cultural heritage, cultural exchanges and artistic creation;
 
2. the Union's education policy, including the European higher education area, the promotion of the system of European schools and lifelong learning;
 
3. audiovisual policy and the cultural and educational aspects of the information society;
 
4. youth policy;
 
5. the development of a sports and leisure policy;
 
6. information and media policy;
 
7. cooperation with third countries in the areas of culture and education and relations with the relevant international organisations and institutions.
 
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