The aspect of cultural sustainability was seldom manifested until recently, when a series of decisions were made with the aim to cement the legal and financial sustainability of selected cultural institutions. The most important is the case of the new Foundation for Hungarian Culture, but also the elevated budgetary resources for the representative national institutions “of strategic significance” planned for the following five years. These developments were discussed in chapter 1.3.3.
Likewise, the generous endowments with which eleven universities were transferred into the new format of public interest foundations, including three art academies, are also guarantees of sustainability (and continuity of management).
As well as assuring structural and financial stability of the institutions involved, the positions of the managers and supervisors in charge have been secured for the foreseeable future. This could create and awkward situation if the parliamentary elections due in spring 2020 bring about a change of government
The sustainability of MMA, the Hungarian Arts Academy, was resolved at the outset, as it was written in the new constitution in 2011.
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