Our Crowd-Sourced Manifesto is the result of a 4-year consultation process with over 100 stakeholders.
This Manifesto was used as a background and source for our later joint policy paper on non-urban culture, Beyond the Urban. It got finals edits from our Working Group on non-urban culture in 2020.
'We are cultural stakeholders from 22 European countries [...] The inputs were gathered at ENCC conferences Culture for
Shared, Smart, Innovative Territories in Oleśnica (Poland) in 2016 and Artistic Processes and Cultural Participation-New Perspectives for Rural Development in Hildesheim (Germany) in 2017; on the ENCC crowdsourced manifesto dedicated interactive online platform, and from the ENCC Working Group on Territorial Development and Culture in Non-Urban Areas (2018-20).
We believe there are steps to be followed on the European, member state and local levels to foster social participation, innovation, inclusion, accessibility and cooperation [...]'
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