Ministry of Culture and Tourism (Turkey)

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Ministry of Culture and Tourism
Kültür ve Turizm Bakanlığı
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Republic of Turkey Ministry of Culture and Tourism building, Ankara
Agency overview
Formed 2003
Jurisdiction Government of Turkey
Headquarters Ankara
Minister responsible
Website www.kultur.gov.tr

The Ministry of Culture and Tourism (Turkish: Kültür ve Turizm Bakanlığı) is a government ministry of the Republic of Turkey, responsible for culture and tourism affairs in Turkey. On January 25, 2013, Ömer Çelik was appointed as minister following a cabinet change succeeding Ertuğrul Günay, who was in office since 2008.[1][2][3]

Duties[edit]

See also: Public domain

Is duty of Ministry of Culture and Tourism (Turkey) digitize, preserve and make them available and accessible public domain works for every citizen. Turkey has millions of public domain works (books, pictures, music and films) that belongs to the public domain and since there is not restrictions or copyright on them and all these works can be accessed, copied and enjoyed by its citizen in order to accomplish human right of access to science and culture make more egalitarian access to culture in every country no matter the social status of the cirizens.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ertuğrul Günay". Republic of Turkey Ministry of Culture and Tourism (in Turkish). Archived from the original on 2008-07-16. Retrieved 2008-07-22. 
  2. ^ Şenyüz, Selçuk (2013-01-25). "Kabine'de değişiklik". Hürriyet (in Turkish). Retrieved 2013-05-30. 
  3. ^ "CIA. Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments". Retrieved 2013-05-30. 
  4. ^ http://dl.psnc.pl/2010/07/30/european-libraries-and-google-cooperate-in-digitization/
  5. ^ http://www.communia-association.org/2015/12/05/public-domain-on-trial-in-mannheims-reiss-engelhorn-museum-vs-wikimedia-et-al/

External links[edit]

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