Minister Indrek Saar will chair the meeting of the Education, Youth, Culture and Sports Council in Brussels
Today, 21 November, the two-day meeting of the Education, Youth, Culture and Sports Council will continue in Brussels. The Estonian Minister for Culture Indrek Saar will head the meeting of culture and sports ministers to approve conclusions on access to culture via digital means and on the role of coaches in society. The ministers will also discuss the role of culture in making for cohesive societies, and, together with Thomas Bach, the President of the International Olympic Committee, examine the main challenges for sport in the 21st century.20.11.2017 - 08:15
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Estonian Language Houses
Estonian Language Houses to become centres of activity aimed at people whose native language is other than Estonian to learn and practice Estonian and to participate in Estonian culture more broadly.
Estonia’s Presidency of the Council of the EU and Ministry of Culture
During the second half of 2017, Estonia will hold the Presidency of the Council of the EU for the first time.
Heritage Conservation Reform
Heritage Conservation Reform is a priority for the Ministry of Culture.
Changes in principles of financing sports
During the State Budget negotiations of 2015, the Minister of Culture and the Minister of Finance agreed that the principles of financing sports would be reviewed with representatives of the sports sector.
Area of Government
The area of government for the Ministry of Culture is organising the state’s culture, sports, and heritage conservation activities and promoting the state’s fine arts, coordinating the state’s implementation of media and audio visual policy and integration strategy.
Minister of Culture Indrek Saar
Indrek Saar has been the Minister of Culture of the Republic of Estonia since 9 April 2015. He belongs to the Estonian Social Democratic Party.
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