In February 2012 the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport was established, merging the former Ministry of Education and Sport, Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology and the Ministry of Culture. The text will undergo some change as soon as the new organisation of the ministry is outlined.
The Sector for Analyses, Strategies and Cultural System forms part of the Directorate for Cultural Development and International Affairs. It is dedicated to the development of the Slovene national cultural policy, prepares and monitors the implementation of the National Programme for Culture, and coordinates cultural and creative industries as well as arts and cultural education.
The sector prepares also comparative analyses of cultural policies of reference countries, monitors the implementation of legislation and evaluates its effects, cooperates with Slovene and international governmental and non-governmental organisations, associations, working groups and individuals, as well as coordinates the digitalisation and long-term preservation of and online access to the cultural contents.