Human Security Cultural program

Costa Rica
Ministry of Culture and Youth
Key objectives of the measure:

Decentralization process of investment and development of cultural services and products in the national territory; seeking to increase access of culture and art for vulnerable populations.

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

The MCJ programmed interventions in 12 prioritized districts with 10 programs to promote the exercise of cultural rights, with theater workshops, concerts, reading access activities, film shows and more. This programming was included in the National Development Plan 2019-2022. The MCJ is part of the Prevention Component of the Bridge to Development Strategy and works with other institutions to ensure preferential access for people in poverty to the State's programmatic offer. This is done under the rectory of the Ministry of Human Development and Social Inclusion.

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

Increase access to cultural artistic offer for populations in poverty

Strengthen social capital

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

2.099.495.316 CRC

Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)