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9.1 Key documents on cultural policy

Strategic documents of the Ministry of Education and Culture

For Ministry of Education and Culture’s publications in culture, see http://minedu.fi/OPM/Kulttuuri/julkaisulistaus?lang=en

Cultural Cooperation in the Barents Region; Strategy 2014–2018, Publications of the Ministry of Education and Culture 2014:7 http://minedu.fi/export/sites/default/OPM/Julkaisut/2014/liitteet/OKM7.pdf?lang=en

Government decision-in-principle on arts and artists' policy. Publications of the Ministry of Education, Finland 2003:2 http://www.minedu.fi/julkaisut/kulttuuri/2003/opm23/opm23.pdf

Government decision-in-principle on design policy (15 June 2000). http://www.minedu.fi/minedu/culture/muotoilu2005eng.doc

Hannele Koivunen: Staying Power of Finnish Cultural Exports. The Cultural Exportation Project of the Ministry of Education, the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Trade and Industry. Publications of the Ministry of Education, Finland 2005:9. http://www.minedu.fi/julkaisut/kulttuuri/2005/opm09/opm09.pdf

Library Strategy 2010. Policy for access to knowledge and culture. Publications of the Ministry of Education 2003:1. http://www.minedu.fi/minedu/publications/2003/kseng.pdf

Ministry of Education Strategy 2015. Publications of the Ministry of Education, Finland http://www.minedu.fi/julkaisut/hallinto/2003/opm35/opm35.pdf

Ministry of Education and Culture Strategy 2020
http://www.minedu.fi/OPM/Julkaisut/2010/strategia_2020.html?lang=en&extra_locale=en

Creativity Strategy of the Ministry of Education and Culture, 21.11.2005 http://www.minedu.fi/opm/hankkeet/luovuusstrategia/index.html

Culture in development cooperation. Cultural sectors in sustainable development policy, 2011:5
http://www.minedu.fi/export/sites/default/OPM/Julkaisut/2011/liitteet/OKMtr05.pdf?lang=en

Culture- Future Force. Report on the future of culture. 2010:18
http://www.minedu.fi/export/sites/default/OPM/Julkaisut/2010/liitteet/opm18.pdf?lang=en

Art and Culture for Well-being – proposal for and action programme 2010-2014.  2010:9
http://www.minedu.fi/export/sites/default/OPM/Julkaisut/2010/liitteet/OKM9.pdf?lang=en

Regional development measures for the creative economy and culture 2010-2020. 19.11.2010.
http://www.minedu.fi/OPM/Julkaisut/2010/Luovan_talouden_ja_kulttuurin_alueelliset_kehittamistoimenpiteet_2010_2020.html?lang=en&extra_locale=en

Strategic plans and programmes for different sectors:

Fostering Our Common Heritage; Implementation Plan for the National World Heritage Strategy until 2025, Publications of the Ministry of Education and Culture 2016:44 http://minedu.fi/export/sites/default/OPM/Julkaisut/2016/liitteet/OKM44.pdf?lang=en

Our Common Heritage - For a National World Heritage Strategy 2015–2025, Publications of the Ministry of Education and Culture 2015:5 http://minedu.fi/export/sites/default/OPM/Julkaisut/2015/liitteet/OKM15.pdf?lang=en

Proposal for children’s culture policy programme, Publications of the Ministry of Education and Culture 2014:10 http://minedu.fi/export/sites/default/OPM/Julkaisut/2014/liitteet/tr10.pdf?lang=en

Good Media Literacy; National Policy Guidelines 2013–2016, Publications of the Ministry of Education and Culture 2013:13 http://minedu.fi/export/sites/default/OPM/Julkaisut/2013/liitteet/OKM13.pdf?lang=en

Candidature of Finland to the World Heritage Committee in 2013 http://minedu.fi/export/sites/default/OPM/Julkaisut/2013/liitteet/Finland_to_WHC_eng.pdf?lang=en

Library Strategy 2010. Policy for access to knowledge and culture.
http://www.minedu.fi/export/sites/default/OPM/Julkaisut/2003/liitteet/opm_98_kseng.pdf?lang=fi

Ministry of Education and Culture strategy for the audiovisual field (2005-2010). (only in Finnish)
http://www.minedu.fi/export/sites/default/OPM/Julkaisut/2005/liitteet/opm_295_opm08.pdf?lang=fi

Ministry of Education and Culture: Audiovisual Culture in the Digital Era. Set of Policies.  2012 (Publications of the Ministry of Education and Culture 2012:31- only in Finnish).

Ministry of Education and Culture Programme for Children's Culture 2000-2007 (only in Finnish)
http://www.minedu.fi/export/sites/default/OPM/Julkaisut/2003/liitteet/opm_114_opm29.pdf?lang=fi

Museum policy programme 2000 (only in Finnish)
http://www.minedu.fi/OPM/Julkaisut/1999/museo_2000_-_museopoliittinen_ohjelma

Government decision-in-principle on arts and artists policy (2003)
http://www.minedu.fi/OPM/Julkaisut/2003/valtioneuvoston_periaatepaatos_taide-_ja_taiteilijapolitiikasta

Powering up Finnish cultural exports – 2007-2011
http://www.minedu.fi/export/sites/default/OPM/Julkaisut/2008/liitteet/opm43.pdf?lang=fi

Ministry of Education and Culture programme Access to arts and culture. 2006-2010 (in Finnish only).
http://www.minedu.fi/OPM/Julkaisut/2006/taiteen_ja_kulttuurin_saavutettavuus_opetusministerion_toimenpid

Research and statistics

Arts Promotion Centre Finland’s publications, including yearly grant statistics http://www.taike.fi/en/publications

Arts Council of Finland: The Finnish National Report. Helsinki: Arts Council of Finland, Research and Information Unit, (European Programme of National Cultural Policy Reviews, Council of Europe), 1995.  Prepared for the Council of Europe's review of Finnish cultural policy. 

Heiskanen, Ilkka, Anita Kangas and Ritva Mitchell (eds.): Taiteen ja kulttuurin kentät. Perusrakenteet, hallinta, lainsäädäntö ja uudet haasteet. (The Fields of Art and Culture. Basic structures, governance, legislation and the new challenges; only in Finnish). Helsinki: Tietosanomat, 2014. 

Heiskanen, Ilkka, Pertti Ahonen, Lasse Oulasvirta: Taiteen ja kulttuurin rahoitus ja ohjaus: kipupisteet ja kehitysvaihtoehdot (Financing and Governance of Culture in Finland: Points of Pain and Scenarios for the Future), Cupore publications no 6, 2005.

Mitchell, Ritva: Development and Present State of the Finnish System of Arts Councils. in Jorn Langsted (ed): Arm's Length Bodies in Art Administration. University of Aarhus, 2003. 

Oesch, Pekka , Company support for the arts and culture in Finland in 2008 and changes in the support 1999–2008 (an English summary of a more detailed report in Finnish), Facts about the Arts, Arts Council of Finland, Publication no 40, Helsinki 2010

Tilastokeskus / Statistics Finland: Joukkoviestimet / Finnish Mass Media 2004. Viestintä ja kulttuuri / Culture and the Media, (bi-annual, the latest publication synthesises media market statistics 2000-2004, 2006; on-line statistics at http://www.stat.fi/til/jvie/tau.html

Tilastokeskus / Statistics Finland: Kulttuuritilasto 2005 / Cultural Statistics. Viestintä ja kulttuuri / Culture and the Media, 2006 (bi-annual, see also on-line Tables at http://www.stat.fi/til/klt/tau.html)

Tilastokeskus / Statistics Finland:Kulttuuritilasto 2011 / Cultural Statistics. Statistics Finland 2012.

Tilastokeskus / Statistics Finland:Kulttuuritilasto 2013 /  Cultural Statistics. Statistics Finland 2014

Culture Satellite Account. Final report of pilot project. Publications of the Ministry of Education 2009:13.
http://www.minedu.fi/export/sites/default/OPM/Julkaisut/2009/liitteet/opm13.pdf?lang=fi

Statistics: Culture satellite accounts (e-publication). Helsinki: Statistics Finland 2013.
http://www.stat.fi/til/klts/index­-en.html


Chapter published: 25-04-2017

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