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8. Creativity and Culture

8.9 Enhancing social inclusion through culture

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  1. Fostering equality and young people involvement through cultural activities
  2. Combating discrimination and poverty through cultural activities

Fostering equality and young people involvement through cultural activities

The Implementation Plan for Time Period 2016–2017 (Izvedbeni načrt Resolucije o Nacionalnem program za mladino 2013-2022 za leti 2016 in 2017) and The Implementation Plan for the Period 2018–2019 (Izvedbeni načrt Resolucije o Nacionalnem programu za mladino 2013–2022 za leti 2018 in 2019) of the National Programme for Youth 2013–2022 (Resolucija o Nacionalnem program za mlade 2013–2022) enlists the following measures in order to foster equality and young people’s involvement:  

  • Obtaining additional knowledge for young people in the field of cultural activities within the framework of the Public Fund of the Republic of Slovenia for Cultural Activities
  • With the additional acquisition of knowledge and practical training with quality mentoring, these measures seek to reach, among others, the following goals:  
    • providing incentives for the employment of unemployed young people up to 29 years of age,
    • promoting tailor-made training and the intergenerational transfer of knowledge and experience to young people (especially in the field of cultural heritage),
    • promoting cultural entrepreneurship among young people,
    • supporting young people in implementing innovative projects which enable greater employability of this target group of the unemployed, developing appropriate competences and approaches to finding a job and
    • encouraging and developing the active citizenship of young people with the aim of employment in organisations active in the youth and non-governmental sectors.
    • The measure is financed in the amount of 400,000 EUR in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.

 

Combating discrimination and poverty through cultural activities

The Implementation Plan for the Period 2016–2017 (Izvedbeni načrt Resolucije o Nacionalnem program za mladino 2013-2022 za leti 2016 in 2017) and The Implementation Plan for the Period 2018–2019 (Izvedbeni načrt Resolucije o Nacionalnem programu za mladino 2013–2022 za leti 2018 in 2019) of the National Programme for Youth 2013–2022 (Resolucija o Nacionalnem program za mlade 2013–2022) enlists the following measures:

  • Target support for projects involving young people from minority communities and other vulnerable groups
    • Projects enable young people to actively participate in the development of minority cultures, which strengthens their involvement and contributes to the very development of the cultures of their communities.
    • The measure is financed in the amount of 80,000 EUR in 2016 and 2017 and in the amount of 60,000 EUR (from the budget of the RS) in 2018 and 2019 (additional funds from the EU programme European Social Fund are expected).