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Directorate-General for Education and Culture (EAC)

Source: Europa Nu.

This Directorate-General is responsible for the education and culture policy of the European Union. The DG is responsible for a series of programmes that contribute to the preservation of European values and prosperity and the participation of citizens in European integration.

The main tasks of this DG are:

  • building a Europe of knowledge (life long learning programmes, facilitating exchange programmes)
  • to preserve and develop cultural diversity in the EU in all in forms
  • to involve citizens in the proces of European integration in order to contribute to mutual understanding, trust and tolerance
 

1.

Legislative proposals in negotiation

There are 152 proposals for legislative or other legal instruments of this Directorate-General in negotiations with the Council and the European Parliament.
Date Title
27.04.2017  Ex Post evaluation of the 2015 European Capitals of Culture (Mons and Pilsen).
Report com(2017)193
 
27.04.2017  Evaluation accompanying the document: Ex Post evaluation of the 2015 European Capitals of Culture (Mons and Pilsen).
swd(2017)135
 
27.04.2017  Executive summary of the evaluation accompanying the document: Ex Post evaluation of the 2015 European Capitals of Culture (Mons and Pilsen).
swd(2017)137
 
30.03.2017  Progress report on a Learning Mobility Benchmark.
Report com(2017)148
 
20.01.2017  Implementation and relevance of the EU Work Plan for Sport 2014-2017.
Report com(2017)22
 

2.

Legislation currently being implemented

There are 16 laws or other legal instruments of the Council and the European Parliament, previously proposed by this Directorate-General, which are currently being implemented by the member states.
Date Title
02.09.2014  EU position as regards the establishment of a list of 15 arbitrators for the Protocol on Cultural Cooperation to the Free Trade Agreement with Korea.
Decision com(2014)543
 
30.04.2014  Designation of the European Capital of Culture for the year 2018 in the Netherlands.
Recommendation com(2014)253
 
18.02.2014  EU position as regards the extension of the entitlement to co-productions as provided for in the Protocol on Cultural Cooperation with Korea.
Decision com(2014)81
 
23.08.2012  EU position on the establishment and adoption of the rules of procedures of the Committee on Cultural Cooperation set up by the Free Trade Agreement with Korea.
Decision com(2012)463
 
20.07.2012  Union action for the European Capitals of Culture for the years 2020 to 2033.
Decision com(2012)407
 

3.

Legislation in force

There are at least 13 laws or other legal instruments in force that have been previously proposed by this Directorate-General.
Date Title
30.08.2016  European Year of Cultural Heritage.
Decision com(2016)543
 
21.04.2015  Recommendation for a COUNCIL DECISION designating the European Capitals of Culture for the year 2019 in Bulgaria and Italy.
Recommendation com(2015)166
 
28.08.2013  Promoting health-enhancing physical activity across sectors.
Recommendation com(2013)603
 
02.05.2013  Designating the European Capital of Culture for the year 2017 in Denmark and in Cyprus and for the year 2018 in Malta.
Recommendation com(2013)248
 
13.11.2012  Authorisation of the European Commission to negotiate, on behalf of the EU, an international convention of the Council of Europe to combat the manipulation of sports ...
Recommendation com(2012)655