Throughout the past decades, statistics, indicators and data on the CCSs, as well as operational activities have underscored that culture can be a powerful driver for sustainable development. Of particular relevance is the CCSs’ contribution to the economy and poverty alleviation.
The Council Work Plan for Culture 2019-2022 recognises “Culture as a driver for sustainable development” as one of its priorities.
EENC contribution to date
Support to the Open Method of Coordination Working Group of Member States’ experts on the “Cultural dimension of sustainable development”
The EENC has been requested to support the OMC Working Group on the “Cultural dimension of sustainable development”, through participation to the OMC working sessions and assistance in the drafting of the OMC Report.
The assignment was received in November 2021 and is now concluded. The report is available here.
The EENC has also contributed to the following:
Support in providing a Survey on the implementation of the Work Plan for Culture 2019-2022
The Survey on the implementation of the Work Plan for Culture 2019-2022 is based on a questionnaire to EU Member States. All 27 EU Member States have been consulted. The objective of the Survey is to assess progress made by MS in the implementation of the Work Plan for Culture 2019-2022.
The assignment was received in December 2021 and is foreseen to end in May 2022.