Position papers / overview / detail
Oct 31, 2014
PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON THE EUROPE 2020 STRATEGY
Pearle* welcomes the initiative of the European Commission on a stock taking exercise on the Lisbon
2020 strategy with a view to evaluate and possibly adjust the strategy for the coming years.
With this paper Pearle* intends to give a general contribution to the main issues raised in the
The financial crisis and consequently the austerity measures taken in various Member States has also
had (and still is) having its effects on the financing of culture. A sound and healthy public economy
which leaves room to invest in sectors such as the arts and culture is thus of paramount importance.
Despite the impact of the crisis, it has been reported by members, that citizens choose to continue
going to performances and attending music events or others.