Describe the main features of the policy/measure:
Culture and Citizenship is a program that aims to promote citizen participation in culture. Through research, thought, debate, mapping and programming of various activities, and in collaboration with public and private agents throughout the State, Culture and Citizenship promotes a universal, committed, critical and diverse culture, supported by agency and participation. A culture that is also a regenerative, backbone and dynamic element of the territory, and that has an impact on development and the economy, on social cohesion and innovation. A culture, in short, that occupies a central position in the processes of construction and transformation of contemporary societies. The project is articulated through various lines of work, among which the Culture and Citizenship Meeting and the Culture and Ruralities Forum, both annually, stand out.
What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?:
Through the annual meetings Culture and citizenship and Culture and rural areas, progress has been made in the objectives of the program, which are: - Move forward with determination in universal access and citizen participation in culture. - Promote new cultural policies for also new times. - Encourage the full exercise of cultural rights for all citizens, throughout the territory. - Promote reflection and thinking about culture and contemporary cultural practices. - Know first-hand and map these new cultural practices and realities. - Make visible and value projects and experiences with broad social impact that take place anywhere in the Spanish territory, including rural areas. - Present and promote new management models and work methodologies. - Show and promote innovation in culture. - Launch new strategies and work tools that contribute to the development of processes and practices that promote citizen participation in culture and contribute to transformation and social cohesion. - Rethinking the public-private binomial and its relations with citizens and the third sector. - Promote knowledge and favor the training of cultural agents, as well as exchange and professional contacts. - Promote the complicity of public and private entities and agents that work in the territory and create work and collaboration networks.
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Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?:
If yes, what are the main conclusions/recommendations?:
They have been very favorable, and their means have been developing and expanding. At the request of the Congress of Deputies, a "White Paper on the creation, training and development of cultural audiences" is being prepared, with the intention of attracting a broad participation of agents and experts from the cultural sector.