Please summarize in max 3500 characters the main achievements and challenges in implementing the Convention and the outlook for the future. Please note this is not an introduction to the report or an annotated table of contents.:
The implementation of the UNESCO 2005 Convention forms a natural part of the Danish cultural policy. Chapter 1 Cultural policies and measures summarizes the most important principles of Danish cultural policy, thereamong the armslength-principle and freedom of artistic expression and provides examples of different policy measures and ways to secure access to a diversity of cultural expressions for everyone living in Denmark. Chapter 2 International cultural cooperation gives a variety of examples on International cultural cooperation. Chapter 3 Preferential treatment describes measures in this field. Chapter 4 Culture and sustainable development describes initiatives concerning sustainable development on both the national and international level. Chapter 5 Awareness-raising and participation of civil society describes a number of various examples in this area, which traditionally is highly prioritized in Denmark. Chapter 6 Transversal issues and UNESCO priorities: Gender equality and youth provides examples of Danish initiatives with regards to gender and youth. Chapter 7 Achievements, challenges, solutions and next steps sums up the main achievements and challenges to the implementation of the convention in a Danish context.It should be noted, that Denmark implements and follows up on the Convention as a Member State of the European Union. The Danish periodic report and the report from the EU Commission will therefore be complementary.