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Museums and Climate Change: United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

In April, the intercessional meeting for climate change negotiations took place in Bonn, at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, with representatives from governments around the world (COP means Conference of Parties, these being nations). There was a one-day workshop on how to accelerate education, training, public awareness, public ...
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Registration open for NEMO 2018 Annual Conference

From 15-18 November 2018, NEMO (Network of European Museum Organisations) will gather European museum and culture professionals in Valletta, Malta, to network, exchange expertise, discuss and explore the crossover impact that museums have on other sectors during the conference “Museums out of the Box! The crossover impact of museums”. Museums and ...
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UK-China Connection Through Culture Grants 2018-19

https://chinanow.britishcouncil.cn/opportunities/uk-china-connection-through-cultural-grants/ Running for nearly a decade, Connections through Culture is a long-term programme to develop exciting cultural collaborations between artists and arts organisations, supporting long-lasting relationships between China and the UK. The programme offers support, information, advice, networking opportunities and development grants to artists and arts organisations in China and the UK. China ...
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Cultural Protection Fund: 20 July deadline for expressions of interest

The British Council is now accepting expressions of interest for small grant applications (under £100k) to the Cultural Protection Fund. The £30m Fund, in partnership with the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, is set up to protect cultural heritage at risk due to conflict in the Middle East and ...
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Paper on Cultural Heritage in European Policies

In a recent paper, the European Parliament has mapped out the evolution of cultural heritage, its role and place in society, as well as the way it is perceived and interpreted in the context of related EU prerogatives. Among other, the paper Cultural Heritage in EU Policies, written by Pasikowska-Schnass, states that the ...
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ICOM-CIPEG Annual Meeting, 4-8 September, Swansea

We are looking forward to this year’s annual CIPEG meeting which will be hosted by the Egypt Centre at Swansea University.  The theme will be “Beating Barriers! Overcoming Obstacles to Achievement”. Barriers come in all shapes and sizes, and not just the physical ones: museums may have barriers to research; barriers to ...
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Political appointments around the world that are significant for arts and culture

Recent headlines have highlighted a series of political appointments around the world that are significant for arts and culture, revealing new approaches and milestones, as well as new names. After three months of political deadlock in Italy, at the beginning of June the new government was sworn in with the Minister ...
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Active Collections conference and workshops for V4 countries, 27–29 May 2018, Budapest

The Budapest Museum of Fine Arts was host to a three-day conference on Active Collections for the V4 group of countries – the Czech Republic,Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia.  Delegates from museums and departments of culture heard about new developments, participated in workshops and discussed the opportunities and challenges of using ...
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NEMO Participated in a Panel Debate about Endangered Cultural Heritage Sites

NEMO board member Aida Vezic, the Balkan Museum Network (Cultural Heritage without Borders), participated in the panel debate European Summit Conference: Endangered Heritage/ Endangered Values. The debate, which was organised by the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy, focused on cultural heritage and its impact on national and European levels. The debate ...
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872 People Danced for Museums and Cultural Heritage

On 19 June 2018, NEMO and its partners invited to the event A Museum Night Out – Dance at the Museum in Berlin, Germany. The event was organised within the framework of the European Cultural Heritage Summit – Sharing Heritage/ Sharing Values, which takes place from 18-24 June 2018. The ...
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