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14.12.2013

Istikshaf regional mobility and freedom of movement policy agenda

This regional mobility and freedom of movement policy agenda aims to develop closer links between a range of stakeholders including government agencies, foundations, voluntary and community sector in delivering specific policies and positions in areas affecting mobility with a focus on arts, culture and social entrepreneurship. Read more about it and support this innovative initiative!

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03.12.2013

2013: On the Move’s key guides, reports and documents

Throughout 2013, On the Move has been co-producing or updating guides and toolkits to help artists and cultural professionals to better identify funding and/or information resources to support their mobility. (Re)-discover them!

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26.10.2013

Cultural mobility and visas: Information page

While preparing On the Move's participation in a public panel related to touring world musicians and visa issues - as part of WOMEX 13 (Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom) -, we realised that it would be relevant to have a specific page to gather different information portals/organisations which can be useful in the time of visa applications or to report problems and obstacles. Check this list and contact us to share other relevant information!

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21.10.2013

On the Move Repertory of web-links on cultural mobility in Latin America

One of the key objectives of this repertory is to help Latin American - and international - artists and cultural professionals to identify information sources and to find potential ways to support their cultural mobility related projects.

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01.10.2013

Interartive magazine: special issue on Art + Mobility

A great contribution to the subject of art and mobility with numerous articles and references to understand the multiple aspects of artists' mobility. More than 15 articles and an online exhibition not to be missed!

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20.09.2013

Results of the public consultation by the European Commission: Improving procedures for obtaining short-stay ‘Schengen’ visas

The aim of the consultation was to collect opinions on how to have more effective rules on family reunification at EU level and to provide factual information and data on the application of the Directive. The results are now online and highlight in particular the characteristics of the arts and cultural sector with regards to high mobility and visas issues.

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17.09.2013

Presentation of the UN Report, “The Right to Freedom of Artistic Expression and Creation” by Farida Shaheed

The presentation of this report, coordinated by the EU Working Group on Arts and Human Rights (ARJ)*, was with its author, Mme Farida Shaheed, UN Special Rapporteur in the field of Cultural Rights on 2nd of October 2013 in Brussels (Belgium) at the European Parliament.

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11.09.2013

´╗┐´╗┐European cities and cultural mobility: Trends and support actions: A study commissioned and supported by Nantes. Prepared by On the Move for EUROCITIES

This study "European cities and cultural mobility: Trends and support actions" analyses the policies and actions implemented by large European cities to support the mobility of artists and cultural professionals. This study is based on the results of a survey completed by 24 cities in 15 European countries.

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09.09.2013

Guide to funding opportunities for cultural journalists in Europe: an On the Move research dossier commissioned by the Unpack the Arts project

The partners of Unpack the Arts approached On the Move in 2012 to work on a specific guide to funding opportunities for European cultural journalists’ mobility, based on the model of the Guide to Funding Opportunities for the international mobility of artists and cultural professionals in Europe. The guide is now online for free! (update: May 2014)

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30.05.2013

Platform meeting of Asian and European cultural mobility funders, Prague- Czech Republic, 5-6 June 2013

Over 35 organisations and institutions from Asia and Europe gathered in Prague, Czech Republic in early June for the first ever meeting of mobility funders from Asia and Europe, organised by the Czech Arts and Theatre Institute, Kelola Foundation (Indonesia) and On the Move with the support of the Creative Encounters programme of ASEF – Asia-Europe Foundation and Arts Network Asia. REad the results of the event and see who was there!

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25.04.2013

La mobilité des artistes et les visas Schengen : recommandations pour la Commission Européenne (Direction Générale des Affaires intérieures) et les Etats membres de l'Union Européenne concernés

2013 est une année clef: la Commission européenne (Direction générale des affaires intérieures) va réviser le code des "visas Schengen" et dans ce but a mis en ligne une consultation publique pour améliorer les procédures d'obtention  des visas "Schengen" de courte durée. Ce moment est donc stratégique pour le secteur culturel en Europe et au delà pour faire entendre la voix du secteur et pour faire connaître aux responsables de politiques publiques européens les besoins spécifiques des artistes en mobilité eu égard aux visas Schengen. Voyez ce que vous pouvez faire dès MAINTENANT!

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25.04.2013

Artists' mobility and Schengen visas: recommendations to the European Commission/DG Home and concerned EU Member States

2013 is a strategic year: the European Commission - DG Home Affairs is revising the EU visa code and has opened a public online consultation to improve the procedures for obtaining short-stay "Schengen" visas. Therefore this is a unique strategic moment for the cultural sector in Europe and beyond to make its voice heard and let the EU policy-makers know about the specific needs of mobile artists as regards Schengen visas. Here's what you can do NOW.

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25.04.2013

Our Facebook is your Facebook!

Since early 2012 On the Move has its own Facebook page... which is also yours! Feel free to post there your own calls and announcements (and spread the word)!

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25.04.2013

OTM newsletter available in 4 languages!

OTM monthly newsletter is available in 4 languages, thanks to the support and collaboration of our funders and partners. Choose your language: English, French, Spanish or Italian? / La lettre d'info d'OTM est disponible en 4 langues: anglais, français, espagnol, italien. Faites votre choix! / El boletìn de OTM està disponible en 4 idiomas: inglés, francés, espanol e italiano. Escoge tu version! / La newsletter mensile di OTM è disponibile in 4 lingue: inglese, francese, spagnolo e italiano. A voi la scelta!

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15.02.2013

Green Mobility Guide for the Performing Arts: Julie's Bicycle & On the Move research dossier in 5 languages!

On The Move and Julie´s Bicycle present a new green guide to environmentally sustainable mobility for touring performing arts companies and venues. Download for free this OTM research dossier (available in English, French, Italian, German and Chinese)!

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