Regular meeting of leaders of Desk Creative Europe

Regular meeting of leaders of Desk Creative Europe

28/10/2014

The meeting of the representatives of Desk Creative Europe of all the countries participating in the program was held in Brussels from 20. to 22. October 2014. In addition to the representatives of the European Union countries, the meeting was attended by representatives of Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro, which have recently signed the agreement on participation in the program, as well as Georgia, the state that has yet to sign a contract of participation.

The meeting was organized to discuss the mutual strategy of action of Desks, reassess previous practices and the possibilities of development of new opportunities, but it was concerned about the relevant topics in the field of cultural policy and artistic production: the mobility of artists, audience development, creative industries and entrepreneurship in culture, advocacy and promotion of mutual European values.

In addition to having discussion on the priorities of the Creative Europe program, the meeting attendants touched other EU programs (COSME, Horizon), the subprogram Media with a particular focus on video games, competition procedures and the most common errors in applications of the organizations that are the applicants for financial assistance programs . There were also significant discussions about the development opportunities of projects related to cultural heritage, as well as the visibility of the supported projects. It was concluded that raising the public visibility of projects is of outstanding importance, and that, among other things, can be achieved by developing innovative approaches to audience.