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Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency

This decision establishes the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency. It defines the role and remit of the agency for managing Community programmes in these fields.

ACT

Commission Decision 2009/336/EC of 20 April 2009 setting up the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency for the management of Community action in the fields of education, audiovisual and culture in application of Council Regulation (EC) No 58/2003.

SUMMARY

This decision sets up the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency in accordance with Council Regulation (EC) No 58/2003 and repeals Decision 2005/56/EC. The agency is re-established for the period 1 January 2014 - 31 December 2024 to manage Community action in these three fields. It is located in Brussels.

Objectives and tasks

The agency is responsible for managing certain strands of the following Community programmes, as well of the legacy of their predecessor programmes:

  • 1Erasmus+;
  • 2The Creative Europe Programme;
  • 3The programme Europe for Citizens;
  • 4The European Voluntary Humanitarian Aid Corps - EU Aid Volunteers programme;
  • 5Projects in the field of higher education under the following external cooperation instruments:
  • Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance (IPA II);
  • Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a European Neighbourhood Instrument;
  • Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a financing instrument for development cooperation;
  • Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a Partnership Instrument for cooperation with third countries;
  • Council Regulation on the implementation of the 11th European Development Fund.

Structure, grants and supervision

The Commission appoints a steering committee and a Director to manage the agency, the former for a period of two and the latter for a period of four years. For its operation, the agency is allocated a grant from the EU's general budget, as well as finances from third countries and the European Development Fund. The Commission is responsible for supervising the agency. The agency must report to it regularly on the implementation of the programmes for which it is responsible.

REFERENCES

Act

Entry into force - Date of expiry

Deadline for transposition in the Member States

Official Journal

Decision 2009/336/EC

20.4.2009 -31.12.2015

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OJ L 101 of 24.1.2009

Amending act

Entry into force - Date of expiry

Deadline for transposition in the Member States

Official Journal

Decision 2013/776/EU

20.12.2013 -31.12.2024

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OJ L 343 of 19.12.2013

Last updated: 07.02.2014

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