Strategic Directions for Public Information Policy 2019–2022

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

Strategic Directions for Public Information Policy 2019-2022 is the first strategic document focusing on public information policy. It aims to define the main public information policy directions, goals and objectives, its efficient and coordinated implementation and monitoring. In addition to strategic directions for public information policy, the action plan assigning tasks to different institutions was approved.
The main goal of this policy document is to strengthen a sustainable, transparent and viable public information environment through implementation of the following strategic directions:
sustainable and coordinated public information policy;
high quality, diverse, accessible and credible public information;
transparent and independent public information environment;
sustainable state support and tax policy;
society constantly developing its literacy skills and capable of resisting information threats.
The Strategic Directions for Public Information Policy were developed in accordance with the Government programme, other strategic documents and with regard to the recommendations by the European Commission and the Council of Europe.

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

The Ministry of Culture supported initiatives on social resilience, critical thinking, media and information literacy (financial contribution).
In April 2020, a study of the Lithuanian media monopoly and the competitive environment was launched with an aim to promote a fair competition in the media by developing, implementing and applying antitrust measures.
The development of the Information System on Public Information Producers and Disseminators has been started and the system is planned to be installed by November 2020.

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: 
Name of partnerType of entity
The Ministry of Transport and Communications
Public Sector
Media Council under the Ministry of Culture
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
Lithuanian National Radio and Television
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
Department of National Minorities under the Government of the Republic of Lithuania
Public Sector
The Office of the Inspector of Journalist Ethics
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Dominios culturales
Cine / Artes audiovisuales
Industria editorial