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Culture Matters: Support 1% for Culture Campaign.

Join our campaign and sign this petition to ensure sufficient funding for culture!

1% for Culture Campaign
The EU budget faces a tough challenge to fund more with less. The U.K.’s departure will leave an approximate €12 billion annual gap in the EU budget that needs to be covered. Emerging new priorities, mainly in the areas of defense, migration and border control, will ​also require more funding​. Günther Oettinger, the European Commissioner for Budget and Human Resources, proposed a combination of fresh money and cuts across all EU programmes, with the exception of Erasmus+ and Horizon 2020. Culture brings EU added value and deserves additional European funding. ​

What will the budget for culture look like post 2020? Will there be funding allocated to a specific cultural programme in the next programming period? As the negotiations over Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) move forward, we call the European cultural sector to become loud and visible and support our demands to:

! Ensure that 1% of the budget of each EU policy field is allocated to culture #Commit1%!

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This petition has been created by Culture Action Europe