Georgian Culture Strategy 2025

Where
Géorgie
When
2016
Who
The Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia
Georgian Government
Objectifs clefs de la mesure:

The Vision of the Strategy is to ' Develop Georgia as a creative country and regional hub where innovation and creativity, along with safeguarding and revitalising national heritage and cultural diversity, are the fundamental pillars of social wellbeing and sustainable development'. For that purpose, State aims at:

  • developing a knowledge-based, innovative and creative society; 
  • ensuring invovlment of all groups of society in creation of culture and in cultural life;
  • positioning culture in different areas of sustainable development and social life; 
  • developing a modern infrastructure and new technology in the cultural sector; 
  • increasing cultural funding and employment opportunities; 
  • encouraging development of cultural economics and cultural industries; 
  • promoting internationalisation of culture and strengthening its branding within the global context; 
  • democratising the governance of culture

 

Périmètre de la mesure:
Local, Regional, National, International
Nature de la mesure:
legislative, regulatory, financial, institutional
Principale caractéristique de la mesure:

The Georgian Culture Strategy is a fundamental document elaborated through the series of long-term consultations between different groups of society and the analysis of different national and international documents including various conventions and treaties.  It is based on the Constitution of Georgia and takes into consideration current legislation and recent national cultural policy documents as well as international obligations and principles stated in different international legal instruments.

The Culture Strategy of Georgia determines the State’s vision, goals and objectives in the cultural and creative sector. The document identifies the problem solving process for the long-term and addresses a variety of challenges in different areas of culture and creativity. The Strategy also contributes to raising awareness of the new role of culture in social wellbeing and sustainable development – revealing the role of culture and creativity in country’s economic growth, social development and environmental protection. 

This document takes two approaches. First it determines 8 transversal themes and relateds goals, objectives that are common to all cultural sectors and second it highlights specific tasks for each culture and creativity sub-sector.  The Strategy is focused on creation of a favorable environment for safeguarding, revitalising and developing culture as a national identity. 

The Strategy is based on publicity, civic participation and on transparent decision-making processes. It encourages collaboration between central and municipal authorities, non-governmental organisations (guilds and associations), foundations, international donor organisations, the business sector, educational institutions and the independent cultural professionals. It aims to  develop the creative sector through initiating institutional and legislative reform and to guarantee  diversity of cultural expressions.

 

 

Résultats attendus de la mise en œuvre de la mesure:

The Georgian Culture Strategy is a fundamental document elaborated through the series of long-term consultations between different groups of society and the analysis of different national and international documents including various conventions and treaties.  It is based on the Constitution of Georgia and takes into consideration current legislation and recent national cultural policy documents as well as international obligations and principles stated in different international legal instruments.

The Culture Strategy of Georgia determines the State’s vision, goals and objectives in the cultural and creative sector. The document identifies the problem solving process for the long-term and addresses a variety of challenges in different areas of culture and creativity. The Strategy also contributes to raising awareness of the new role of culture in social wellbeing and sustainable development – revealing the role of culture and creativity in country’s economic growth, social development and environmental protection. 

This document takes two approaches. First it determines 8 transversal themes and related goals, objectives that are common to all cultural sectors and second it highlights specific tasks for each culture and creativity sub-sector.  The Strategy is focused on creation of a favorable environment for safeguarding, revitalising and developing culture as a national identity. 

The Strategy is based on publicity, civic participation and on transparent decision-making processes. It encourages collaboration between central and municipal authorities, non-governmental organisations (guilds and associations), foundations, international donor organisations, the business sector, educational institutions and the independent cultural professionals. It aims to  develop the creative sector through initiating institutional and legislative reform and to guarantee  diversity of cultural expressions.

Ressources financières allouées à la mise en œuvre de la mesure:

The average annual budget of the Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection during reporting period was 90  mln. Georgian Laris. However, the budget for implementation of the measure could be estimated after adoption of the strategy implementation biannual action plans. 

Objectif(s) de la Convention 2005 de l'UNESCO
Cultural Domain(s)
Multi-domain
Cultural Value Chain
Création
Production
Distribution
Participation