Culture integrated in the portfolio’s title of the new European Commissioner/

Culture integrated in the portfolio’s title of the new European Commissioner

The ACCR and the other actors of cultural sector who signed the petition led by Culture Action Europe welcome the modification of the portfolio’s title of Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner, in charge of culture.

The Campaign of Culture Action Europe launched last September asked Ms. Von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, to include the word ‘Culture’ in the portfolio’s title of Ms. Gabriel the new Commissioner chosen to be in charge of this sector. The petition has been signed more than 3170 times by the end of November and Ms. Von der Leyen announced on November 27th 2019 the new title of Ms. Gabriel’s portofolio : Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth. The 26 new members of the European Commission took their function on December 1st 2019.