Creativity Works - A report on Malta’s Creative Economy strategy for the Cultural and Creative Industries
The report was conducted by the Creative Economy Working Group and was launched in 2012. It is divided in three main parts:
Part 1 introduces and defines the Cultural and Creative Industries (CCIs) as understood in this report, introducing their characteristics and economic importance. It also lays out the policy context within which this strategy is being proposed. The detailed Economic Report, which is also the first ever economic analysis of the Cultural and Creative Industry in Malta, provides the backbone of this strategy. This part also includes a case the Creative Economy Working Group in collaboration with the National Statistics Office focuses on cultural activity in Valletta and attempts to measure the economic impact of arts and culture on the city and national economy, during a defined time-period.
Part 2 presents the main recommendation of this strategy: a renewed Governance model for CCIs in Malta. It analyses current governance scenarios, establishes needs and direction, investigates and compares potential scenarios and defines the way forward. Ministries, departments and public agencies that are directly involved in policies and strategies for any area of the creative economy should be assessed, consolidated and remitigate a fragmented governance structure and maximise the effective use of government resources for CCIs.
Part 3 lays out three strategic paths which the new governance structure should embark upon: