Welcome to More Europe
Modern diplomacy requires the development of new thinking and skills to face global challenges and changing societies. More Europe is a new approach towards external relations, based on the promotion of fundamental values, two-way dialogue, and the recognition of the role of civil society. 'More Europe' is a campaign which aims to convince politicians and policy makers to place cultural relations – one of the strongest assets that Europe has - in the heart of the EU’s external affairs.
I would like to see what more Europe could actually mean. For example through more political leadership to help facilitate smart EU policies and dealing with culture and EU’s external actions. I would like to see a European University on Tahrir square in Cairo and not just an American university. I would like to see more visas for artists and other professionals to come to work in Europe. I would like to see more content and heritage uploaded on Europeana. I would like to see less bureaucracy for small cultural organisations when they are applying for a grant on the European level. I would like also to see less fragmentation on copyright management of the European Union. And I would like to see less over-emphasis on the economic value of culture.