The Declaration on Leisure Activities for Everyone

Where
Norway
When
2016
Who
The Norwegian Ministry of Culture and the Norwegian Ministry of Children and Equality.
Key objectives of the measure:

To ensure that all children, irrespective of their parents' finances, have the opportunity to participate regularly in at least one organised leisure activity together with other children.

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

To set down a shared ambition to make leisure activities available for all children. Voluntary organisations in the fields of sports, the arts and culture, are important for children and young people. The methods of reaching out to children will vary from municipality to municipality.

The Declaration is signed by the Government, The Norwegian Association of Local and Regional Authorities (KS), the Norwegian Children and Youth Council, the Association of NGOs in Norway, The Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Confederation of Sports and several other NGOs.

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

Increased participation in leisure activities among children.

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

Not applicable.

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