Information about the ECML
ECML information brochure: English - French
Compendium on cultural policies and trends in Europe
Initiated by the Council of Europe and the European Institute for Comparative Cultural Research (ERICarts) the Compendium is a web-based and permanently updated information and monitoring system of national cultural policies in Europe. Information is provided for 42 countries – Quick Facts, Cultural Policy Profiles, Compendium Grid in 26 national languages, Profiles of National Experts.
Transversal themes focus on Cultural access & participation, Cultural rights and ethics, Cultural diversity, Intercultural dialogue (including the Intercultural Cities Index), Status of artists, International cultural co-operation and mobility.
Two sections provide reports on national language issues and policies (section 4.2.5) and national language laws (section 5.1.9).
Euromosaic study: Support from the European Commission for measures to promote and safeguard regional or minority languages and cultures.
National relay for the European Day of Languages (EDL)
The function of a national EDL Relay is to act as a multiplier for organisations, schools and associations, circulating:
information communicated by the Council of Europe (for example the press release of the Council on the Day, which the Relays are invited to translate into national/local languages, updates on the website);
promotional materials - posters, stickers etc. provided by the Council of Europe every year in significant quantities for event organisers.
North Macedonia and the Council of Europe in brief
Available in English - French - German - Italian - Russian