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Eastern Partnership Culture Programme
Strengthening capacities in the cultural sector
Partner Countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine.
Implementation Period: 2011—2015
The Eastern Partnership recognises the value of cultural cooperation and inter-cultural dialogue as an integral part of all external policies and has underlined the importance of cultural cooperation in addressing political processes and challenges (EU Presidency Conclusions of the European Council of June 2008, paragraph 78).
Therefore the Eastern Partnership has called for a specific Eastern Partnership Culture Programme that will strengthen the capacity of the cultural sector in the region and enhance the role of culture as a force for reform, promotion of tolerance, and social cohesion.
The Programme provides both technical assistance to address specific priority needs of public institutions and the region's cultural sector, and grants to civil society cultural organisations – profit and non-profit - and national and local institutions for regional cooperation projects. The Programme will encompass the entire cultural sector, including cinema and the audiovisual sector, contemporary arts, tangible and intangible heritage, as well as support to heritage conservation projects.