Informal meeting of European Union Member State ministers responsible for Cultural and European Affairs, Paris, 3 May 2019 Image: France Diplomatie

Solidarity with France at informal assembly of European Ministers of Culture in Paris

The EU countries’ Ministers of Culture and European affairs gathered this Friday 3 May at an informal meeting of peers in Paris. Hot topics at the meeting included plans to better preserve European heritage, for example with a Cooperation network of European experts, youth involvement and updates to the current models for EU funds for cultural heritage.

Happening shortly after the catastrophic event of the Notre-Dame in Paris, speakers expressed their solidarity with the French.

The meeting was closed with a joint declaration.

Read the full article at Diplomat Magazine.

Read the entire declaration (in French or in English) at France Diplomatie.