Europe Ministers of Culture obtain insurance on the respect for the cultural exception

Aurélie Filippetti , Minister of Culture and Communication has participated in the Council of Ministers of Culture and Audiovisual of the European Union held in Brussels, 21 May 2014. At the request of Germany, the negotiation of the proposed transatlantic partnership has been at the heart of discussions. The Minister stressed the need to adhere strictly to the negotiating mandate set last year by the Board, in particular the objectives of cultural diversity and audiovisual services . The Minister reminded that compliance with this mandate was a condition for the success of negotiations. Ministers also called for greater transparency and regular information from the Commission… READ MORE

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