Culture ministers of the EU member states gather today in Sofia for an informal meeting under the motto "Culture - an inclusive value of the EU", chaired by the Bulgarian Minister of Culture Boil Banov. Tibor Navracsics, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sports, and Petra Kammerevert, chair of the European Parliament's Committee on Education and Culture, will also take part.
In the first session the ministers will discuss opportunities for interaction among different sectors to promote a sense of belonging to Europe through culture and what specific actions at Member State and EU level would have added value. The second workshop will be dedicated to the ways in which the energy and potential of young people can contribute to the preservation and development of European values through culture.
Press conference live here at 12:15 CET.
The agenda is available here.
Photos from the event will be uploaded here.
Videos from the meeting will be uploaded here.