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Tenth Meeting of the European Commission's Expert Group on Digital Cultural Heritage and Europeana (DCHE)

The 10th and final meeting of the Expert Group on Digital Cultural Heritage and Europeana (DCHE) took place as a virtual online meeting in the morning of 5 May 2021. The meeting presented and discussed policy, coordination and funding activities, as well as Member States' actions in response to COVID-19 and updates from Europeana..

A casita clara by Cardoso, Amadeu de Sousa, 1887-1918 Source: Europeana shows a painting of the front of a small house.

Public Domain, painting provided by Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal

The Expert Group on Digital Cultural Heritage and Europeana (DCHE) provides a forum for cooperation between Member States' bodies and the European Commission in the area of digitisation of and access to cultural material and digital preservation, and gives guidance on Europeana’s annual work programmes under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF). The Group also provides advice on specific policy issues where such advice is important for the development of Union policies or legislation (Commission Decision of 7/3/2017 setting up the Expert Group on Digital Cultural Heritage and Europeana).

The mandate came to an end 30 June 2021. In order to reflect new tasks the Commission Expert Group on the common European Data Space for Cultural Heritage succeeded this group.

Minutes of the Meeting

The Minutes of the Meeting of 5 May 2021 are now available in pdf.

Agenda and presentations

Final agenda

Updates from the Commission on policy, coordination and funding initiatives

Updates by MS and UNESCO 

Session on Europeana

Related topics

Digital Cultural heritage

Media and Digital Culture