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8. Creativity and Culture

8.3 National strategy on creativity and culture for young people

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  1. Existence of a national strategy
  2. Scope and contents
  3. Responsible authority for the implementation of the strategy
  4. Revisions/updates

Existence of a national strategy

Cultural Policy Guidelines 2014-2020 “Creative Latvia”.

The Cultural Policy Guidelines 2014-2020 “Creative Latvia” is a medium term policy planning document, which set state cultural policy goals and priorities for the time period until 2020 and foster the achievement of the goals set in state long-term and medium-term policy planning documents.

Scope and contents

The purpose of development of Cultural Policy Guidelines is to certify the value of culture and to define action lines for diverse and sustainable development, which, through fostering of state growth and competitiveness, creates higher quality of life for everyone, preserving and developing the Latvian cultural capital and creativity of the population. Young people as a target audience are related to all the four priorities of Creative Latvia, which include preservation and development of the cultural capital, creativity in education, and availability of competitive culture and creative industry, as well as creative territories, cultural services. 

Responsible authority for the implementation of the strategy

Responsible authority for implementation of Cultural Policy Guidelines 2014 – 2020 is Ministry of Culture. Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development, the Ministry of Economics, the Ministry of Education and Science, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Finance as co-responsible institutions, which, according to their competence, ensure the implementation of the tasks specified in the guidelines.

 

Revisions/updates

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