Tag: National Culture and Heritage Policy and Strategic Plan

Culture policy back on agenda

Culture policy back on agenda

| 22/05/2019 | 30 Comments

(CNS): In a bid to advance government’s proposed Culture and Heritage Policy and Strategic Plan (CHPP) 2017-2026, a policy committee reconvened recently to develop a costed operational plan, according to a GIS release. It is almost three years since government conducted a survey based on its proposed strategic plan for a cultural policy, which was […]

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Cultural policy to protect local artists

Cultural policy to protect local artists

| 26/04/2017 | 29 Comments

(CNS): A new government policy document that has now been made public aims for the first time to formally protect local artists and give them the support they need to work. After much research and a lengthy public consultation period, the premier’s ministry has shaped a policy direction for heritage and culture, and artists are […]

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Ministry extends public discussion on culture

Ministry extends public discussion on culture

| 25/01/2017 | 8 Comments

(CNS): The premier’s ministry has extended the public consultation period on its draft National Culture and Heritage Policy and Strategic Plan. In his role as culture minister, Alden McLaughlin said he was excited about the reactions from the public so far and it was appropriate to give people even more time. “As a result of […]

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CIG may fund struggling artists

CIG may fund struggling artists

| 13/01/2017 | 86 Comments

(CNS): The plight of local artists who struggle to make end meets and cover basic needs, such as health insurance, during periods when they cannot sell their work could be funded by public cash, officials have said, as part of a support system for the local arts. As government engages in a public consultation regarding […]

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Cultural policy to protect vanishing heritage

Cultural policy to protect vanishing heritage

| 11/01/2017 | 48 Comments

(CNS): One of the driving forces behind the government’s push to adopt a formal cultural policy has been the increased community awareness that many of Cayman’s traditions, arts, crafts and heritage are disappearing. With the beginning of a public consultation period on a proposed policy document, government officials have pointed out that the country needs […]

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Culture policy development moves to next stage

Culture policy development moves to next stage

| 04/01/2017 | 25 Comments

(CNS): Following an online survey this summer to garner the public’s views on a proposed culture policy, the Ministry of Health and Culture and the steering committee for the policy say they are ready to take the next step forward, and roll out the public consultation phase for the historic draft document. While the results […]

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Online survey seeks views on culture policy

Online survey seeks views on culture policy

| 30/05/2016 | 20 Comments

(CNS): As government continues to create the Cayman Islands’ first National Culture and Heritage Policy and Strategic Plan, a survey has been published online seeking input from the local community. Officials said the comprehensive survey was designed to “garner the widest possible feedback from all individuals in the Cayman Islands” to provide a genuine opportunity […]

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