National Concept for Museums Based on Sustainable Development Goals

Dónde
Lituania
When
2020
Quién
The Ministry of Culture
State Museums
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

The National Concept for Museums adopted in 2018, defines the mission and vision of museums, their created values, sustainable development directions, network of the museums and its state governance, the obligations for the founders of museums and their financing principals. The Concept indicates that museums create added value for the state in cultural, educational, science, economic, environmental, social and cultural diplomacy areas. With regards to sustainability, the document states the importance of quality enhancement in the museum sector that is essential in meeting the current and future needs of the society. The Concept also indicates the importance to ensure the effective governance of the museums' network, i.e. timely and systematically determining museums' strategic goals and objectives, implementing their monitoring and evaluation, updating existing and drafting new legislation, coordinating museums activities, conducting analysis on the quantitative and qualitative developments in the museums.

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

According to Article 27 of the Concept, national and state museums are obliged to establish Museum Advisory Councils contributing to strategic planning process and presenting proposals on variety of different aspects of museum management. The regulations of national and state museums have been adapted to this provision.

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 

There is no dedicated budget for this measure.

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Type of entity
Public Sector
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
NO
Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
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