Joint letter EU-US Summit June 2021: Call to support cultural relations

More than 100 organizations from the EU and the US have signed a letter ahead of the EU-US Summit in June 2021 to call for a greater focus on EU-US cultural relations and to reduce the obstacles to visas and work. Matters of particular importance also in recovering from the Corona crisis.

ITI Germany and IGBK, cooperation partners for the European Secretariat of German Culture NGOs, are amongst the signatory list as well.

Read the whole letter and view the signatory list here: EU_US_JuneSummit_final2_15062021

New study on artists’ working conditions published

The European Commission and stakeholders have published a new study that sheds light on the status and working conditions of artists, cultural and creative professionals.

The study looks at characteristics of employment of artists and cultural and creative professionals in EU Member States with regards to artist status and entitlements, social security, self-employment, support ecosystems and alternative financing, artistic freedom, career development and measures countering the Covid crisis.

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Having the right and the means to act artistically – join the digital IAA Europe Talk 17.09.20 at 2pm

iaa logo sw talksIn the late summer of 2020, IAA Europe starts a series of online debates to bring members and supporters closer together, to discuss what can be the role of artists associations today and especially their (re)union on an international level.

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