Bayreuth: 2019 Cultural Development Plan (Kulturentwicklungsplan)

City Administration and City Council of Bayreuth
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

Main aims:
Developing longer-term governance guidelines to underpin robust cultural infrastructure that promotes diversity of cultural expression in cities with due consideration to demographic and digital change; implementing global Sustainable Development Goals at the local level

Target groups:
City society and administration; stakeholders funding, creating and/or interested in cultural content

Expected results:
* Safeguarding, strengthening and expanding diverse cultural content
* Setting objectives and concrete measures of municipal cultural policy for the coming years and creating planning certainty for cultural actors
* Signposting the inclusion of cultural policy in city-wide planning and urban development
* Identifying and protecting the public's cultural interests
* Promoting the transcultural openness of city society
* Establishing and transmitting cities' image as cultural sites across Germany and internationally
* Bringing the activities of city administrations into line with the vision of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

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

Objectives and concrete measures of the city's cultural affairs policy set out; events held with cultural actors from the city and the broader region; Bayreuth Cultural Declaration (Kulturerklarung) and Catalogue of Measures (Massnahmenplan) developed as main components of the 2019 Cultural Development Plan, the chief measures including the following: ensuring provision of funding, establishing culture funds in local authorities, improving culture marketing, setting up a round table, establishing a baroque festival, improving the educational services offered by museums

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)