2. General objectives and principles of cultural policy
2.1 Main features of the current cultural policy model
The Law on the Promotion of Culture (enacted 2012) and Cultural Message have determined cultural policy for 2012-2015.
Switzerland/ 4. Current issues in cultural policy development and debate
4.3 Other relevant issues and debates
A new higher education act currently under debate is not expected before 2015.
Switzerland/ 5.1 General legislation
5.1.4 Social security frameworks
Part of the financial assistance granted to creative artists must be transferred to their pension fund or another financial provision.
Switzerland/ 5.2 Legislation on culture
The Law on the Promotion of Culture has been passed and strategic aims will be defined for the first time for the period 2012-2016.
Switzerland/ 5.3 Sector specific legislation
5.3.6 Film, video and photography
The new Film Promotion Decree will cover the period from 2011 to 2015.