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8. Creativity and Culture

8.2 Administration and governance

Last update: 28 November 2023
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  1. Governance
  2. Cross-sectorial cooperation


Main actors:

The Ministry of Culture and Sport (Ministerio de Cultura y Deporte) through the Department of Culture is responsible for establishing, promoting and disseminating the different cultural policies and programmes in the country, following the specific guidelines that correspond to each instance listed in the chart below.

General distribution of responsibilities:

General distribution of responsabilities

Source: Ministry of Culture and Sport.


Non-public actors:

The Spanish Youth Council is a plural platform made out of youth entities for the exchange of ideas.


Cross-sectorial cooperation

The Recovery, Transformation and Resilience Plan (Plan de Recuperación, Transformación y Resiliancia) is an ambitious plan that involves all Ministries and reflects the importance of public-private collaboration for the achievement of its objectives. In addition, the Subdirectorate General for the Promotion of Cultural Industries establishes relations in the field of cultural industries with other Administrations and with International Organizations, especially with the European Union. It actively participates, in the latter case, in the "Report of good practices on strategies to support outsourcing in the cultural and creative sectors" is the result of this work.