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Last week, Creative FLIP and the European Commission hosted the online Conference United for a new future , the first opportunity since COVID-19 for a direct dialogue of the Cultural and Creative Sectors with Commissioner Gabriel, the European Parliament and the Council.
For over one month, the CreativesUnite platform has been showcasing CCI initiatives from Europe and beyond as a response to the Covid-crisis that hit the sector so badly. Following a virtual meeting of EU Ministers of Culture held on 19 May 2020, Commissioner Gabriel proposed an online conference with the cultural and creative sectors, where the Commissioner herself and key EU policy-makers would meet CCS stakeholders to reflect on what has been done until now in response to the crisis and to plan together for a new future.
The launch of the first research on the effects the COVID-19 crisis has had on workers, working in the fields of the cultural and creative sectors in Europe
The platform CreativesUnite serves the urgent need to gather all information on CCI response to the Covid-19 crisis and make it more structured and accessible to the entire sector. This was emphasized on 8th April 2020 by Commissioner Mariya Gabriel, following a virtual meeting of EU Ministers of Culture held regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.
Uniting hubs and hub people.
Training hubs in order to conceive new functional forms that are used,
not only for internal practical purposes
but also for cities where space for creatives, is limited.
In a precarious climate, it is a way to create a safe environment,
which reflects a healthy society and retains creativity at all times
or orientate them so that they absorb maximum attention and help.
These two strategies allow the extension of the capacity,
so that new ideas have enough time to mature,
while the horizontal branch expansion can increase creativity and new ideas production