Cultural policy system

What is the scope of areas covered by cultural policy in different countries? How did cultural policy change over the years and what were the major trends and milestones? Within the theme cultural policy system, the Compendium focuses on the main features and developments of national cultural policies. More detailed aspects of cultural policy systems such as international cooperation, cultural institutions and the relationship between the different tiers of government are also dealt with. What are important instruments used in international cultural relations? Which changes are taking places in public cultural institutions and what is the role of different actors – from national, regional and local authorities to NGO’s and civil society?

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