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The Government invests in culture and democracy
“The extensive cultural initiatives presented today show that the Government prioritises culture. A living cultural life – accessible to everyone – provides education as well as cultural and intellectual stimulation, and helps deepen our democracy.” So says Minister for Culture and Democracy Alice Bah Kuhnke following the Government’s presentation of the Budget Bill to the Riksdag today.
Culture strengthened in Spring Fiscal Policy Bill
In the Government’s Spring Fiscal Policy Bill, which is being published today, initiatives are presented that are intended to strengthen the conditions for creativity, participation and diversity in Sweden. The Government’s initiatives include increasing the allocation to the Creative Schools initiative, drafting a national library strategy and initiating an extensive education campaign about racism and intolerance.
When the public sector out-competes civil society
On Tuesday 28 April, the joint forum for consultation between the Government and civil society met again. This time the theme was ‘When the public sector out-competes civil society’. In the joint forum, representatives of the Government and civil society discuss how the conditions for civil society organisations could be improved.