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17 May 2011

Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia

The Ministry of Culture is the part of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia responsible for regulating those matters in the sphere of culture which are in the public interest. These include involvement in the co-ordinated cultural development of Slovenia, protection of the cultural heritage, ensuring the plurality of the media landscape, providing suitable conditions for the creation, communication and accessibility of cultural assets, guaranteeing the special cultural rights of minorities, international co-operation in the sphere of culture and the promotion of culture at home and abroad.

The Ministry for Culture performs administrative, expert and other tasks in the area of:

Enforcement of statutory provisions and implementing regulations in the area of culture and media is supervised by the Culture and Media Inspectorate of the Republic of Slovenia, a body incorporated within the Ministry.

Tasks pertaining to archival and documentary materials are performed by the Archives of the Republic of Slovenia, a body incorporated within the Ministry.