Development Guidelines for Cultural and Creative Industries 2015–2020

The Ministry of Culture
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

On 31 July 2015, the Lithuanian Minister of Culture approved the Development Guidelines for Cultural and Creative Industries (hereinafter - the CCI and the Guidelines) for the period of 2015-2020. The Guidelines aim to set out the priorities, goals and objectives and to ensure their effective and coordinated implementation. The Guidelines lay down four key policy objectives:
1. fostering creative capacity among all age groups of the society;
2. unlocking the potential of the CCI for creating an environment that enhances the quality of life and creativity of the society and fosters active citizenship;
3. stimulating the growth of economic value in the CCI and its export levels;
4. promoting and applying innovation in all CCI areas.
The main tasks for the Ministry of Culture in order to achieve these policy objectives are as follows:
1. to foster a creativity-friendly learning environment;
2. to improve conditions for the society to more actively participate in creative activities;
3. to improve conditions for research in cultural heritage sites and their adaptation for cultural and educational activities;
4. to enhance the role of the CCI and culture in the regions;
5. to enhance the possibilities of the CCI to contribute to the health of the society;
6. to improve the conditions for the promotion of the Lithuanian creativity and culture in Lithuania and abroad.
The CCI projects are financed through the Culture Support Fund administered by the Lithuanian Council for Culture.

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

The provisions in the Guidelines are partly implemented through the measures of the Inter- Institutional Action Plan "Culture".

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 

There is no dedicated budget for this measure.

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
The Ministry of Economy and Innovation
Public Sector
The Ministry of Education, Science and Sport
Public Sector
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)