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Directorate-General for Education and Culture (EAC)

Met dank overgenomen van 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 229 proposals for legislative or other legal instruments of this Directorate-General in negotiations with the Council and the European Parliament.
Date Title
20.01.2017  Implementation and relevance of the EU Work Plan for Sport 2014-2017.
Report com(2017)22
 
05.12.2016  Implementation of the Council Recommendation on promoting health-enhancing physical activity across sectors.
Report com(2016)768
 
30.08.2016  European Year of Cultural Heritage.
Decision com(2016)543
 
17.06.2016  Amendment of Decision No 445/2014/EU establishing a Union action for the European Capitals of Culture for the years 2020 to 2033.
Decision com(2016)400
 
14.06.2016  Supporting the prevention of radicalisation leading to violent extremism.
Communication com(2016)379
 

2.

Legislation currently being implemented

There are 43 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 54 laws or other legal instruments in force that have been previously proposed by this Directorate-General.
Date Title
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
 
05.09.2012  Validation of non-formal and informal learning.
Recommendation com(2012)485