Voices of Culture 2019 - 2021: Call for Applications on the Topic Gender Equality

Voices of Culture ‒ Structured Dialogue between the European Commission and the cultural sector, provides a framework for discussions between EU civil society stakeholders and the European Commission with regard to culture.

For this purpose, Voices of Culture invites people working in the cultural and creative sectors to give their input on a topic set out by the European Commission. It aims to strengthen the advocacy capacity of the cultural sector in policy debates on culture at a European level, while encouraging it to work in a more collaborative way.

Voices of Culture 2019 – 2021 is implemented by the Goethe-Institut on behalf of the European Commission.

Call for Applications


Brainstorming Session: 4-5 September 2019 – Prague/Czech Republic

Dialogue Meeting: 5-6 November 2019 – Brussels/Belgium

What is it about?

The Brainstorming Session on GENDER EQUALITY: Gender Balance in Cultural and Creative Sectorsrepresents the opportunity for a group of around 35 European civil society stakeholders in the cultural sector to exchange ideas on this topic and to present these to the European Commission.

The group will brainstorm on 4-5 September 2019 in Prague, and then discuss the main ideas (to be summarised in a Brainstorming Report) with representatives of the European Commission at a Dialogue Meeting in Brussels on 5- 6 of November 2019.

The call is open to representatives of the cultural and creative sectors (professional organisations, cultural institutions, non-governmental organisations, European networks, foundations, private organisations, etc.) with relevant expertise on the topic “Gender Equality: Gender Balance in Cultural and Creative Sectors”, who would like to contribute to discussions with the European Commission. Organisations applying must be from one of the 28 EU Member States.

Deadline: 14 June 2019

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