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ÔĽŅculture Solutions Newsletter

No. 5 > March 2022

Dear cS friend, 

The last two months have been packed with noticeable events on the global scene. Whether you are an EU official, an artist, a cultural sector actor or even a culture enthusiast, in this newsletter you will find the latest EU cultural relations news and trends as well as on our new projects, events and publications. The cS Explains section showcases cS work and the cS Explores shares external content and opportunities.

Thank you for your attention and support, 

culture Solutions team

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ÔĽŅcS Explains


Act fast: War in Ukraine and EU international cultural relations

 Space for dialogue  Cultural relations 

This blog explores the implications of the war in Ukraine and how best the EU could take short and long-term action.

EU-China cultural diplomacy: room for improvement in troubled times?

 Information sharing  Cultural relations 

Looking forward to the EU-China summit in April, this blog post compares the approaches of the two global actors. 

#FrenchPresidency ‚Äď Balancing Paris Cultural Geopolitics and EU international cultural relations

 Policy analysis  Cultural relations 

Find about the external cultural agenda of #EU2022FR and its balancing act.


EU action for culture in Africa Caribbean and Pacific: main trends

 Space for dialogue  Cultural relations 

In this post we draw conclusions from the 2021 ACP-EU Culture programme international webinar. 

5 Opportunities for European international cultural relations towards ACP countries, beyond the ACP-EU Culture Programme

 Space for dialogue  Cultural relations 

Lessons learnt and the main topics that emerged from the ACP-EU discussions. 


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Composing Trust Brief #4: Culture in EU external action: the power of societal change

 Policy analysis  Cultural relations 


Composing Trust Brief #5: Digital change and EU international cultural relations

 Policy analysis  Digital & Market 

ÔĽŅcS Explores

EU policy and politics

EUNIC statement on Ukraine

 Cultural relations  EUNIC

Interview with Mariya Gabriel on Multilingualism

 Cultural relations  Institut français

CulturEU Funding Guide

 Cultural relations  European Commission


The ECP Monitor: Profiling External Cultural Policy

 Cultural relations  Report by ifa

The Tracker Issue 16 | Culture & Public Policy

 Cultural relations  Tracker by UNESCO

Invest in culture against rising walls in the EU’s neighbourhood

 Cultural relations  Article by Friends of Europe

Evaluating the Impact of Cultural Heritage for Sustainable Development

 Cultural heritage   Climate & New Bauhaus  Report by UNESCO

Not a toolkit! Fair collaboration in cultural relations: a reflAction

Cultural relations  Reflective journal by EUNIC


ILUCIDARE Final Playground in Brussels & online

 Cultural heritage  22.04.22 Event by ILUCIDARE

International Day for Monuments and Sites

 Cultural relations  18.04.22 Events by ICOMOS and partners

Workshop about National Identities and Collective Memory in an Enlarged Europe

 Cultural relations  02.04.22 Workshop by ENSA Paris Val de Seine

#Women4Heritage Celebration on 8 March 2022

 Cultural heritage  Recording by Europa Nostra


European Spaces of Culture 

 Cultural relations  19.06.22 Call for applications by EUNIC

Paris Peace Forum Call for Solutions

 Cultural relations  27.05.22 Call for applications by Paris Peace Forum

European Bauhaus Festival extended deadline

 Climate & New Bauhaus  18.04.22 European Commission

Senior Project Executive of ASEF's Culture Department

 Cultural relations  10.04.22 Vacancies by ASEF

UMOJA Artists in residency open call 2022

 Cultural relations  31.03.22 Call by UMOJA

The views expressed in cS Explores do not represent the official position of culture Solutions.


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Photo credits (top-left to bottom-right): 1. Schildering. Rijksmuseum. Public Domain. 2. Vista de Toulouse desde el Garona. National Library of Spain. CC BY-NC-SA. 3. A street in Canton, China. Malmö Museum. CC BY-NC-ND. 4. The View from the Batavian Embassy in Paris. Rijksmuseum. Public Domain. 

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