Support to cultural studies in the framework of sustainable development

Ministry of Culture and Media
Center for Study in Cultural Development
Key objectives of the measure:

Contribution to integration of cultural dimension into developmental policies.

Scope of the measure:
Local, Regional, National
Main feature of the measure:

Ministry funded several research studies carried out by the Center for Study in Cultural Development in 2009-2012. These are: "Local cultural policies of the towns of Serbia", "Cultural policies of the regions of Serbia" and "Cultural policy of the cities of Novi Sad and Belgrade", whose main objective was mapping of basic cultural resources in the towns and municipalities of Serbia, as well as active actors in the field of culture. These researches have given contribution to evidence-based cultural policy, providing a number of different statistical data. Besides, they have provided basis for future planning, and better usage of cultural potential, that contribute to the development, not only of local communities but also to the development of the regions of Serbia.

Main conclusions of the evaluation of the measure:

All reports of these research studies are available at the official web presentation of the Center for Study in Cultural Development (

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