The Council for the development of the creative economy was formed

The relevant resolution, developed by the Ministry of culture and information policy, was adopted by the government at its meeting on May 19, 2021. The Council for the development of the creative economy is a temporary advisory body of the Cabinet of Ministers. The Council was co-chaired by Deputy Prime Minister - Minister of digital transformation Mykhailo Fedorov and Minister of culture and information policy Oleksandr Tkachenko. They must approve the personnel of the Council.

It is expected that it will include deputy ministers, representatives of relevant committees of the Verkhovna Rada, Office of the President of Ukraine, central bodies of executive power, government agencies and organizations.

Among the main goals of the Council:

  • coordination of actions of executive bodies and local self-government, civil society and business on the development of creative industries;
  • establishing a direct dialogue in the format of ,,government-business”, including at the regional level, in order to involve business and the general public in professional discussions on the development of creative industries;
  • preparation of proposals and recommendations for improving legislation aimed at stimulating the development of creative industries, introduction of mechanisms to increase the competitiveness of Ukrainian creative products in domestic and foreign markets, improving mechanisms to protect the rights and legitimate interests of business in the creative industries.

Within the framework of the Council's activity, temporary working groups may be formed upon its decision, which will prepare professional expert analyzes and proposals in the areas of work. The decisions of the working groups will be submitted for consideration and approval by the Council.

The document stipulates that the Council submits to the Cabinet of Ministers developed recommendations and proposals that can be implemented through Government decisions.

Meetings of the body will be held at least once every three months. Organizational, informational, logistical support of the Council's activities will be provided by the Ministry of culture and information policy.

It should be mentioned that the support of creative industries and the creation of legal conditions for their development are provided by the Association Agreement between Ukraine, on the one hand, and the European Union, the European Atomic Energy Community and their Member States, on the other. In addition, the development of culture, creative industries, tourism and information policy are among the key assignments of the Government for 2021.


Reference source: Дія.Бізнес.Експорт


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