The approval of the National Strategy for Culture 2019-2025

Ministry of Culture
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

The National Strategy for Culture 2019-2025, approved by the decision of the Council of Ministers no. 903, dated 24.12.2019 "On the approval of the national strategy for culture, 2019-2025" is in line with the principles of the UNESCO Convention 2005 as well as with the New European Agenda for Culture 2018.
The strategic priorities of the National Strategy for Culture 2019-2025, in line with the Albanian Government's program and medium-term budget planning, are:
* Improvement and expanding of the cultural market through a legislation to the benefit of creators, artistic and cultural creativity and of cultural heritage, as well as drafting of a new package of support schemes of the Ministry of Culture;
* Preservation and protection of the tangible and intangible cultural heritage;
* Supporting creativity and creative activity of Albanian artists through the enhancement of cultural activities and the involvement of artists;
* Promotion and representation of the values of Albanian art and tangible and intangible cultural heritage at important international events;
* Successful implementation of the National Platform "Education through Art" in all arts and heritage institutions, as well as in pre-university system;
* Strengthening public and private partnerships for projects in national culture heritage recreational centres;

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

Some of the planned measures have started to be implemented, but the pandemic delayed the work in this direction. Institutions are preparing respective action plans.

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partner
All cultural agencies, as well partners from academic institutions, private sector and civil society
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Cultural Domain(s)