Constitution and cultural legislation
The Italian Council of Ministers has approved a decree law aimed at lending support to workers and businesses operating within Italy’s tourism and cultural industries, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The adopted measures include an emergency fund for live performances, films and audiovisual works to the total tune of €130 million.
El proyecto de ley de patrimonio cultural propone actualizar la actual ley N° 17.288 de Monumento Nacionales y otros cuerpos legales, con el propósito de modernizar y fortalecer la institucionalidad y legislación en la materia.
Viceministra de Interculturalidad Angela Acevedo participa en el “Diálogo de Alto Nivel: Visión Estratégica para construir un Decenio de Acciones para las Lenguas Indígenas”, en México.
Minister of Culture Tõnis Lukas said that in the near future he would submit a proposal to the government to exempt donations to the Cultural Endowment from income tax, which he believes will help to bring in private funding.
The European Parliament and the European Council agreed on these changes in June 2019. The last time the Code was updated was in 2010. In the meantime, the number of Short-Stay Schengen Visa applications has risen by 57%, from 10.2 million to over 16 million per year.
The preliminary findings of the assessment on the Sudanese media environment were presented in a multi-stakeholder workshop held in the capital Khartoum on 5th February 2020. Based on the UNESCO’s Media Development Indicators (MDI), the assessment is a contribution to developing a Roadmap for Media Reform, which is a part of the One UN effort for supporting transitional government of Sudan.