1. EUROPEAN UNION (EU)
European Commission (EC):
---- for Education and Culture (DG EAC)
---- Information Society and Media Directorate-General (DG INFSO)
---- External Relations Directorate-General (DG RELEX)
---- Directorate-General for Enlargement (DG Enlargement)
---- Directorate-General for Development (DG DEV)
Education, Audiovisual & Culture Executive Agency (EACEA)
European Parliament, Committee for Culture and Education
EU Council (Council of the European Union)
---- EYC (Education, Youth and Culture Council)
Committee of the Regions
Slovenia and EU:
---- Government Office for European Affairs
---- Ministry of Culture, Sector for European Matters and Cultural Development
---- Ministry of Culture, Sector for Promotion and International Cooperation
---- Slovenian Presidency of the EU 2008
SEE Portal: People and Culture
InforEuro (Monthly accounting rate of the euro)
2. EU FUNDS
Culture Programme: EC / EACEA / CCP Slovenia
Europe for Citizens
Lifelong Learning Programme: Comenius, Erasmus, Leonardo da Vinci, Grundtvig.
Youth in Action Programme
Seventh Framework Programme, FP7
3. NATIONAL INFORMATION OFFICES and MINISTRIES IN SLOVENIA
(providing information on different EU funding programmes)
Cultural Contact Point Slovenia and European Network of Cultural Contact Points (Culture Programme)
Ministry of Culture (Europe for Citizens)
CMEPIUS (Lifelong Learning Programme)
Movit NA Mladina (Youth in Action Programme)
Media Desk Slovenija / Slovenian Film Fund (Media 2007)
Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology (FP7, eContentplus programme)
Ministry of Education and Sport
Ministry of Public Administration
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Government Communication Office
4. DATABASES FOR SEARCHING PARTNERS and PROJECTS
Partner Search: a web tool for partner search within Culture Programme.
CUPID: an on-line database of cultural projects that have received funding from EU funding programmes. (CCP UK/EUCLID)
PACT: a South-East Europe Cultural Cooperation Observatory (CCECP / CCP Romania)
Slovenia Cultural Profile: a comprehensive online English-language guide to the Slovene cultural scene
EVE: an electronic platform containing results of projects financed through programmes managed by the European Commission in the fields of Education, Training, Culture, Youth and Citizenship (DG EAC)
5. ONLINE INFORMATION RESOURCES ON FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
Artservis: informs artists and cultural operators on funding sources, opportunities for collaboration, education and training.
Culturenet.hr: Web portal to Croatian culture.
On the Move: information about mobility in the areas of theatre, dance, music and other performing arts disciplines.
Trans Artists: informs artists of any discipline about international artist-in-residence programs.
Funders Online: online directory of the websites of foundations in Europe.
Welcome Europe: information on EU funding grants and programmes.
Mobility of Artists and Artworks: Information flyer with basic information and links on mobility funds, produced by CCP DE, March 2009
6. FOREIGN CULTURAL CENTRES in SLOVENIA
Institut Français Charles Nodier
Instituto Italiano di Cultura in Slovenia
7. INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS and FOUNDATIONS
Anna Lindh Euro-Mediterranean Foundation for the Dialogue between Cultures
ECF, European Cultural Foundation
COE, Council of Europe
UNESCO, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
8. CULTURAL POLICIES
EUNIC, European Union National Institutes for Culture
EFAH, European Forum for Arts and Culture
Compedium, Cultural Policies and trends in Europe
Policies for Culture, Policy Resources for Culture in South East Europe
Council of Europe, General Directorate IV, Education, culture and Heritage, Youth and Sport
ERICarts-Institute, The European Institute for Comparative Cultural Research
RECAP, Resources for Cultural Policy in Europe
CIRCLE, Cultural Information and Research Centers Liason in Europe
9. STUDIES and REPORTS
EC (DGEAC): Eurobarometer qualitative study on the Europeans, culture and cultural values, September 2007.
EC (DGEAC): Economy on Culture in Europe, 2006.
IETM/Finnish Theatre Information Centre/Pearle*/Goethe-Institut Brussels/Visiting Arts/On-the-move.org/Richard Polacek: Mobile.Home, 2006.
EFAH, Report on the state of cultural cooperation in Europe, Final report, October 2003.
EC (DGEAC)/CEJEC - Université PARIS X-EAEA, avtor Olivier Audéoud: Study on the mobility and free movement of people and products in the cultural sector (DG EAC/08/00), April 2002.
10. IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS
Article 151 (Culture)of Treaty establishing the European Union: This article defines the role of the EU in the cultural field
Maastricht Treaty: treaty establishing the EU
Decision No 1855/2006/EC: establishing the Culture Programme 2007 - 2013
EUR-lex, Directory of Community legislation, 16.40 Culture
European agenda for culture in a globalizing world, COM(2007) 242 final, 10 May 2007.
UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions, (adopted on 20 October 2005, entry into force on 17 March 2007).