Counsellors for Cultural Affairs worldwide

Where
Sweden
When
2016
Who
Ministry of Culture and Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Key objectives of the measure:

 

Sweden currently has Counsellors for Cultural Affairs working at Sweden’s embassies in Beijing, Berlin, London, Moscow, Paris, and Washington and at Sweden’s Consulate General in Istanbul and Sweden’s Permanent Representation at the European Union in Brussels. In 2017 a post of Counsellor for Cultural Affairs is planned to be established at the Swedish Embassy in Pretoria, South Africa. The main task of Sweden’s Counsellors for Cultural Affairs is to promote cultural exchanges with the country in which they are posted and stimulate cultural dialogue. The Counsellors for Cultural Affairs are an important resource for international collaboration between Sweden and the countries in which they are posted. They initiate projects, pass on contacts and report on relevant cultural and cultural policy issues.

Scope of the measure:
International
Nature of the measure:
regulatory
Main feature of the measure:

 To promote cultural exchanges with the country in which they are posted and stimulate cultural dialogue.

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

To be a resource for international cultural collaboration between Sweden and the countries in which they are posted.

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

SEK 20 million

Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Multi-domain
Cultural Value Chain
Distribution