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European Creative Business Network (ECBN) is a network of creative development agencies and creative centres. Our mission is to support the creative and cultural industries to internationalise – to do business and to collaborate across Europe

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CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #122 – Support culture in the EU long-term recovery budget

Support culture in the EU long-term recovery budget Republished by ECBN from: NEMO NEMO has co-signed a statement by Culture Action Europe calling for giving culture a central place in the proposed EU long-term recovery budget. Along with the statement, CAE also initiated an online campaign to gather signatures to support the call for an [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #121 – La economía naranja y las industrias creativas, decisivas para la recuperación post-COVID 19

La economía naranja y las industrias creativas, decisivas para la recuperación post-COVID 19 Republished by ECBN from: Secretaría General Iberoamericana The virtual forum "Orange Economy, Vision in Ibero-America of the Creative Economy", organized by SEGIB, CEOE and FIJE, in collaboration with OEI, brought together representatives of the private sector, governments, institutions and companies, together with [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #120 – Re-imagining our urban future in light of COVID-19

Re-imagining our urban future in light of COVID-19 Republished by ECBN from: Eurocities The COVID-19 pandemic has quickly morphed from a health crisis into an economic one with violent shocks to our labour markets, and it threatens to evolve into a social and societal crisis with new groups of people entering into poverty and social exclusion. Recovery from [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #118 – Do you work in a museum? To provide support during the pandemic, there’s free access to the (enlighting) MuseumsEtc book collection!

Do you work in a museum? To provide support during the pandemic, there's free access to the (enlighting) MuseumsEtc book collection! Republished by ECBN from: Exact Editions In an effort to assist museums and galleries during the COVID-19 pandemic, MuseumsEtc have partnered with digital publishers Exact Editions to offer free access to the publisher’s complete [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #117 – Calling on all youth in TVET to join UNEVOC and ShareYourStory on how you have coped with the learning disruptions due to COVID19

Calling on all youth in TVET to join UNEVOC and ShareYourStory on how you have coped with the learning disruptions due to COVID19 Republished by ECBN from: UNESCO – UNEVOC Schools and technical and vocational education and training (TVET) institutions around the world have closed in massive numbers due to the Covid-19 pandemic. As young [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #116 – Creativity and resilience: the most valued skills to face the “new normal”

Creativity and resilience: the most valued skills to face the "new normal" Republished by ECBN from: Clarín / Text by Gabriela Samela A survey of 140 CEOs, partners and company directors from 7 countries (including Argentina) shows that creativity (67%), change management (59%) and resilience (58%) will be more valued to recover from the Covid-19 [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #115 – The Compendium of Cultural Policies and Trends is producing country reports and further info on the impact of Covid-19 in the cultural sector

The Compendium of Cultural Policies and Trends is producing country reports and further info on the impact of Covid-19 in the cultural sector Republished by ECBN from: The Compendium of Cultural Policies and Trends The Compendium of Cultural Policies and Trends has recently produced a report on Albania’s situation regarding the impact of Covid-19 to [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #114 – Understanding changes to the way that we consume culture at home during COVID-19: Week five of the six-week study

Understanding changes to the way that we consume culture at home during COVID-19: Week five of the six-week study Republished by ECBN from: PEC Insights from weeks 1-5 of the study (9th April - 15th May 2020) show that after four weeks of relative stability for most categories in terms of the amount of time [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #113 – The cultural mobilization in the Covid-19 pandemic

New initiative launched during Covid-19 times: Republished by ECBN from: United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) The COVID-19 crisis is having an impact on every dimension of our lives, including the cultural life of  cities all around the world. The Live Learning  Session on culture and COVID-19 aimed at better understanding how cities and local [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #112 – New initiative launched during Covid-19 times: The Global Play Brigade (GPB)

New initiative launched during Covid-19 times: The Global Play Brigade (GPB) Republished by ECBN from: The Global Play Brigade (GPB) The Global Play Brigade (GPB) has emerged in response to the global pandemic that is affecting all of humanity. It is composed of artists/performers/therapists/educators who come out of the growing social movement of performance activism [...]