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Factsheet for measure NO-2021-6/1808 – measures in Norway
|Country||Norway , applies nationwide|
|Time period||Open ended, started on 03 February 2021|
|Type||Other initiatives or policies|
Supporting businesses to stay afloat
– Access to finance
|Author||Aasmund Arup Seip, FAFO and Eurofound|
|Measure added||06 April 2021 (updated 04 May 2021)|
The 3 February 2021, the Government announced an allocation of €16.4 million (NOK 165 million) for stimulation through existing measures and schemes in the cultural sector. The funds are distributed to measures and schemes within the film field, the visual arts field, the Norwegian Cultural Council, and as compensation to licensees for loss of remuneration income in 2020. The aim is to support actors, practitioners and companies in the cultural sector that are hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.
With an allocation of €16.4 million to existing schemes in the cultural sector, the Government want to stimulate and compensate actors and companies that try to keep the wheels turning during a still very demanding situation under the COVID-19 pandemic. The allocation will strengthening measures and schemes in the existing policy instruments, and also compensate for parts of the loss that licensees have had in 2020 as a result of the loss of royalties. The funding is distributed as follows:
|Does not apply to workers||
Sector specific set of companies
One person or microenterprises
|Does not apply to citizens|
Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:
|Trade unions||Employers' organisations|
|Role||No involvement||No involvement|
|Form||Not applicable||Not applicable|
Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:
No information on social partners involvment.
This case is sector-specific
|Economic area||Sector (NACE level 2)|
|R - Arts, Entertainment And Recreation||R90 Creative, arts and entertainment activities|
This case is not occupation-specific.
Eurofound (2021), Allocation to existing schemes in the cultural sector, measure NO-2021-6/1808 (measures in Norway), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin, https://static.eurofound.europa.eu/covid19db/cases/NO-2021-6_1808.html
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