Local government administration and cultural institutions in the Podlaskie Voivodship. Foundations of regional public policy Cover Image

Administracja samorządowa i instytucje kultury w województwie podlaskim. Podstawy regionalnej polityki publicznej
Local government administration and cultural institutions in the Podlaskie Voivodship. Foundations of regional public policy

Author(s): Cezary Mielko
Subject(s): Politics, Geography, Regional studies, Public Administration, Public Law
Published by: Szkoła Główna Handlowa
Keywords: lokal government administrastion; cultural institution;podlaskie voivodship; regional public policy

Summary/Abstract: The subject of the analysis in the article is the participation of the local government administration in running a cultural institution. The situation in the Podlaskie voivodship 100 Cezary Mielko Studia z Polityki Publicznej has been analyzed on a nationwide basis. The main problems focus on the principles and methods of financing cultural institutions by regional self-government and various ways of obtaining additional, extra-budgetary funding for their activities, especially from Ministry of Culture and National Heritage and the European Union. The author points to spatial, social, and financial diversification related to the access to cultural events and participation in them using the example of Podlaskie voivodship. He propounds greater professionalisation related to running cultural institutions at the level of the voivodship as well as conducting pro-development cultural policy by local government units. He also stresses the need for activating local and regional communities in connection with cultural events and participation in organizing them. Participation in culture at the local and regional level and prudent government policy in this area are the foundation for building a strong social and regional identity.

  • Issue Year: 15/2017
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 99-126
  • Page Count: 28
  • Language: English, Polish