Mainstreaming Children and Young People as a Cross-Cutting Priority in the Norwegian Cultural Fund

Arts Council Norway
Key objectives of the measure:

To further enhance the quality of artistic expressions and products for children and young people; and to allocate an equal status to arts and culture for children, young people and adults.

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

To mainstream children and young people as a cross-cutting priority in all activities and all evaluations of applications undertaken by the Norwegian Culture Fund, which is administered by Arts Council Norway, cf. Norway's first report. This work is being integrated in existing schemes, and the mainstreaming is subject to a continuous monitoring, accompanied by awareness-raising initiatives within the Arts Council.

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

A wider and greater appreciation of arts and culture for children and young people. Arts and culture for children and young people should have an equal status to arts and culture for adults.

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

Not applicable.

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