Europa platform appeal to the cabinet: reserve at least 2% of the European recovery fund for the cultural and creative sector Back

Europa platform appeal to the cabinet: reserve at least 2% of the European recovery fund for the cultural and creative sector

On Wednesday 14 October, the Europa platform sent a letter to the ministers involved in drawing up the Dutch plans for the European recovery and resilience fund prior to the EU Member States are expected submitting the first plans for the EU Recovery Fund.

The COVID-19 pandemic is not only causing major challenges in the Netherlands but also unprecedented challenges with up to 70% loss of income for the cultural and creative sector, including cultural heritage, in Europe.

That is why the Europa platform requests the cabinet to reserve at least 2% of the European recovery and resilience fund for the cultural and creative sector.

The Europa platform is an initiative by Kunsten ’92, Culture Action Europe, European Cultural Foundation and Europa Nostra consist of a number of Dutch culture and heritage institutions that are active in Europe.