Recently, cultural policy in Ukraine has rested upon three pillars: government (Cabinet of Ministers), Parliament (Committee on Culture and Religions) and the President’s Administration. The fourth pillar will appear in 2018, after the adoption in 2017 of the Law of Ukraine On Ukrainian Cultural Endowment (see chapter 1.1 and chapter 1.2.2) and reservation in the Draft State Budget-2018 UAH 200 mn for this aim. One of the main objectives of the Endowment (Article 3.1) is to promote the realization of public policy in culture and arts, enhancement of modern culture and art activities, development of domestic (national) cultural product that is competitive in the world market.
The general scheme of cultural policy-making in Ukraine is presented in the organigram below. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine is an active player in formulating international cultural policy and the cultural image of Ukraine. On 22 June 2017, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine agreed with the proposal of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the founding of the state establishment “Ukrainian Institute” for promoting Ukraine abroad. The Ministry of Information develops communication policy using cultural resources, the State Committee on Information Policy, TV and Radio Broadcasting plays an important role in the interaction of culture with the media.