Actions for the social integration of vulnerable groups

Ministry of Culture and Sports
Ministry of Interior/General Secretariat for Gender Equality
Key objectives of the measure:

Social awareness and social cohesion

Scope of the measure:
Nature of the measure:
regulatory, institutional
Main feature of the measure:

Implementation of programs and activities aiming at the enhancement of the intercultural dialogue, the social inclusion of vulnerable groups (including women), raising awareness and social cohesion (see more in Sections 4 and 6).

The arm’s-length organizations of the Ministry of Culture and Sports, plus those it regularly subsidizes, alongside a number of Municipal Authorities throughout the country, the Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation, libraries and local schools, as well as private cultural bodies, often organize awareness raising activities addressed to the broad public on combating racism and social exclusion, through art.  Furthermore, many cultural bodies organize actions to promote the artistic work of creators from vulnerable groups (disabled artists, former addicts, migrants, etc.) and their equal participation in the cultural life of the country – see more in Section 4.

All the public and most of the private cultural organizations and institutions have a ticketing policy for vulnerable groups – see more in Section 4.

Promotion of Policies for Gender Equality (in the field of culture) – see more in Section 6.

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

Social intergation, equal participation in the cultural life of the country.

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

No data available.

Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)