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Sectors: Co-op & Development, Culture - Media, Education - Training, Local development, Public Management, Tourism

Regions: European Union, New Independant States

Category: Call for proposals


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New Independent States: Azerbaijan

Responsible: European Commission


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This call for proposals aims to contribute to modernising Azerbaijan’s policy and management of the culture sector through the adaptation of best European models and practices.

Priorities and funded actions:

– To assist the Ministry of Culture and Tourism in the transition to a more strategic management model for the culture sector with a particular focus on cultural heritage needs adapting European experience and models

The project will have 2 main components:
– Cultural Sector Policy and Governance Reform
– Institutional Development of Cultural Heritage Management

– Updating cultural policy legislative, administrative, financial, informational, personnel, infrastructural and international mechanisms through adaptation of best European models and practices
– Preserving and restoring of national tangible and intangible cultural heritage
– Modernising of museums
– Fostering tourism
– Supporting for professional creativity in theatre, music and fine arts fields
– Reviving of the national cultural industries

Among financed actvities
– Visibility actions with kick-off meeting and conferences
– Mapping of the culture sector governance system in the country
– Organisation of study visit(s) to an EU Member State(s) to study examples of good
practices in relation to EU cultural standards
– Drafting a concept of new culture sector governance model and a mid- and long-term
strategy papers