Government-to-government cultural agreements

New Zealand
Ministry for Culture and Heritage
Key objectives of the measure:

New Zealand has formal government-to-government cultural agreements with France and Italy and an informal agreement with China.  The objective fo these agreemnts is to provide a framework to strengthen cultural ties between New Zealand and other countries.

Scope of the measure:
National, International
Main feature of the measure:

Each party to the Agreement makes general commitments to encourage co-operative activities and the sharing of information in the areas of the arts, culture, heritage, sport, archives, broadcasting and tourism.  A number of scientific, educational cultural and sporting exchanges and events take place under the umbrella of cultural agreements.