The purpose of this series is to show how cultural policies are planned and implemented in various membres states.
As cultures differ, so does the approach to them ; it is for each Member State to determine its cultural policy and methods accordingtitsonw conceptionfoculture,its socio-economic system, political ideologyand technological development.However,tehmethodsfocultural policy (like
those of general development policy) have certain common problems; these are largely institutional, administrativeandfinancialinnature,taendh
need has increasingly been stressed for exchanging experiences and infor- mation about them . This series, each issue of which follows as far as possible a similar pattern so as to make comparison easier, is mainly concerned with these technical aspects of cultural policy.