The Creative Europe Programme

17-11-2014

'Culture is the petrol of countries that are rich in history and talent', declared Irina Bokova, UNESCO Director-General, at its World Forum on Culture and Cultural Industries in Florence in October 2013. Indeed, culture and creativity are integral to a wide variety of economic activities. These aspects are addressed in the Creative Europe Programme which explores their potential in achieving the EU's goals of smart growth and job creation as set out in the Europe 2020 Strategy.

'Culture is the petrol of countries that are rich in history and talent', declared Irina Bokova, UNESCO Director-General, at its World Forum on Culture and Cultural Industries in Florence in October 2013. Indeed, culture and creativity are integral to a wide variety of economic activities. These aspects are addressed in the Creative Europe Programme which explores their potential in achieving the EU's goals of smart growth and job creation as set out in the Europe 2020 Strategy.