Albania : Cultural Policies and Trends in Europe: a Compendium of Basic Facts and Trends - Cultural Policy Database - European culture policy


Permalink Country Profile Albania:

1. Historical perspective: cultural policies and instruments
2. Competence, decision-making and administration
2.1 Organisational structure (organigram)
2.2 Overall description of the system
2.3 Inter-ministerial or intergovernmental co-operation
2.4 International cultural co-operation
2.4.1 Overview of main structures and trends
2.4.2 Public actors and cultural diplomacy
2.4.3 European / international actors and programmes
2.4.4 Direct professional co-operation
2.4.5 Cross-border intercultural dialogue and co-operation
2.4.6 Other relevant issues

3. General objectives and principles of cultural policy
3.1 Main elements of the current cultural policy model
3.2 National definition of culture
3.3 Cultural policy objectives

4. Current issues in cultural policy development and debate
4.1 Main cultural policy issues and priorities
4.2 Recent policy issues and debates
4.2.1 Cultural minorities, groups and communities
4.2.2 Language issues and policies
4.2.3 Intercultural dialogue: actors, strategies, programmes
4.2.4 Social cohesion and cultural policies
4.2.5 Media pluralism and content diversity
4.2.6 Culture industries: policies and programmes
4.2.7 Employment policies for the cultural sector
4.2.8 New technologies and cultural policies
4.2.9 Heritage issues and policies
4.2.10 Gender equality and cultural policies

4.3 Other relevant issues and debates

5. Main legal provisions in the cultural field
5.1 General legislation
5.1.1 Constitution
5.1.2 Division of jurisdiction
5.1.3 Allocation of public funds
5.1.4 Social security frameworks
5.1.5 Tax laws
5.1.6 Labour laws
5.1.7 Copyright provisions
5.1.8 Data protection laws
5.1.9 Language laws

5.2 Legislation on culture
5.3 Sector specific legislation
5.3.1 Visual and applied arts
5.3.2 Performing arts and music
5.3.3 Cultural heritage
5.3.4 Literature and libraries
5.3.5 Architecture and environment
5.3.6 Film, video and photography
5.3.7 Culture industries
5.3.8 Mass media
5.3.9 Legislation for self-employed artists
5.3.10 Other areas of relevant legislation
6. Financing of culture
6.1 Short overview
6.2 Public cultural expenditure per capita
6.3 Public cultural expenditure broken down by level of government
6.4 Sector breakdown

7. Cultural institutions and new partnerships
7.1 Re-allocation of public responsibilities
7.2 Status/role and development of major cultural institutions
7.3 Emerging partnerships or collaborations

8. Support to creativity and participation
8.1 Direct and indirect support to artists
8.1.1 Special artists funds
8.1.2 Grants, awards, scholarships
8.1.3 Support to professional artists associations or unions

8.2 Cultural consumption and participation
8.2.1 Trends and figures
8.2.2 Policies and programmes

8.3 Arts and cultural education
8.3.1 Arts education
8.3.2 Intercultural education

8.4 Amateur arts, cultural associations and community centres
8.4.1 Amateur arts
8.4.2 Cultural houses and community cultural clubs

9. Sources and Links
9.1 Key documents on cultural policy
9.2 Key organizations and portals

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