Arts and Culture Development and Promotion

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The Programme is responsible for the development and promotion of arts, culture and language. The Arts and Culture Promotion and Development Programme supports delivery against the following Sectoral Strategic Goals:


Goal 1: a transformed, coherent and development-focused Sector – driving greater policy and planning coherence in the Sector towards the achievement of sectoral development outcomes.
Goal 2: nation building through effective social cohesion programme implementation – leading nation building and societal transformation through effective social cohesion programmes and a focus on multilingualism
Goal 3: a productive, diverse and inclusive ACH Sector – protecting, preserving, promoting and developing arts,culture and heritage, and advancing the socio-economic inclusivity and contribution of the Sector.
Goal 5: a professional and capacitated ACH Sector – building the skills and capacity of the Sector to ensure its ongoing development and responsiveness.
The Arts and Culture Promotion and Development Programme has been organised to carry out its work according to the following subprogrammes:
1. National Language Service:
    • Human Language Technologies
    • Translation and Editing
    • Language Planning
    • Terminology Coordination
2. Cultural and Creative Industries Development:
    • Visual Arts and Design
    • Performing Arts
    • Books and Publishing
    • Cultural Industries Policy, Research and IP Development

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