Kassel: 2030 Cultural Vision (Kulturkonzeption)

Where
Germany
When
2020
Who
Office of Cultural Affairs of the City of Kassel
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

Main aims:
Developing longer-term governance guidelines to underpin robust cultural infrastructure that promotes diversity of cultural expression in cities with due consideration to demographic and digital change; implementing global Sustainable Development Goals at the local level

Target groups:
City society and administration; stakeholders funding, creating and/or interested in cultural content

Expected results:
* Safeguarding, strengthening and expanding diverse cultural content
* Setting objectives and concrete measures of municipal cultural policy for the coming years and creating planning certainty for cultural actors
* Signposting the inclusion of cultural policy in city-wide planning and urban development
* Identifying and protecting the public's cultural interests
* Promoting the transcultural openness of city society
* Establishing and transmitting cities' image as cultural sites across Germany and internationally
* Bringing the activities of city administrations into line with the vision of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

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

Cultural Vision adopted, consisting of the final report on the participatory process, identification of priorities among the findings and a first round of implementation measures; Cultural Vision seen as a rolling plan that initiated the transformation process; investigations and participation-based process of analysis and communication conducted between July 2017 and June 2018, including three major culture workshops with cultural professionals, cultural affairs stakeholders from politics and administration, as well as representatives of the education, business, urban development and tourism sectors

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
NO
Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Multi-domain