Committee on Culture and Education (CULT)

The Parliamentary Committee on Culture and Education is responsible for:

  • 1. 
    The cultural aspects of the European Union, and in particular:

    (a) improving the knowledge and dissemination of culture,

    (b) the protection and promotion of cultural and linguistic diversity,

    (c) the conservation and safeguarding of cultural heritage, cultural exchanges and artistic creation;

  • 2. 
    The Union's education policy, including the European higher education area, the promotion of the system of

European schools and lifelong learning

  • 3. 
    Audiovisual policy and the cultural and educational aspects of the information society
  • 4. 
    Youth policy and the development of a sports and leisure policy
  • 5. 
    Information and media policy
  • 6. 
    Cooperation with third countries in the areas of culture and education and relations with the relevant international organisations and institutions