Activities in the framework of the Greek Presidency of the Council of the European Union

Where
Greece
When
2016
Who
Ministry of Culture and Sports
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Greek Film Centre
Hellenic Copyright Organization
Key objectives of the measure:

Promotion of issues related to cultural and creative industries.

Extroversion of Greek cultural heritage and contemporary creation.

Discussion on Intelectual Property of the artists in a digital enviroment.

Scope of the measure:
Local, Regional, National, International
Nature of the measure:
institutional
Main feature of the measure:

An international conference on Financing Creativity, organized by the Ministry of Culture and Sports was held in Athens in February 2014. The Conference was addressed to central and local government agencies, banks, chambers of commerce and professional organizations, universities, venture capital companies and creative industries, artists and culture professionals, cultural institutions, NGOs etc. The goal set by the Ministry was the promotion of and support for the cultural and creative industries as agents of economic and social development. 

The Hellenic Copyright Organization (OPI) organized an international conference on "Copyright and the Digital Agenda for Europe: Current Regulations and Challenges for the Future" and social development. 

In the framework of synergies between contemporary culture and the cultural heritage, the Ministry of Culture organized an exhibition in Brussels (January-April 2014), as part of Greece’s EU Presidency, entitled “Nautilus: Navigating Greece”, where ancient artifacts and contemporary Greek art were brought together in a creative dialogue.

Also during the Greek presidency of the Council of the European Union, the  Greek Film Archive Foundation  in close collaboration of CINEMATEK Belgium and the Greek Film Centre, and with the support of the Ministry of Culture and Sports and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, organized in Brussels a four-month panoramic festival of Greek film production. 

 

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

Awareness raising on issues related to cultural and creative industries.

Promotion of Greek cultural heritage and contemporary creation.

Exchange on know-how on Intelectual Property of the artists in a digital enviroment.

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

No data available

Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Multi-domain
Cultural Value Chain
Creation
Production
Distribution
Participation