Morocco/ 4.2 Specific policy issues and recent debates  

4.2.9 Employment policies for the cultural sector

The following figures have been provided by the MoC’s human resources department:

  • There are 556 officials employed at the central department of the MoC. There are 1,255 other officials employed at the Ministry's provincial directorates. There are also 140 professors and officials employed at the Higher Education institutions under the Ministry of Culture.

  • The MoC does not have any data regarding the number of artists running their own businesses or working at private production companies. There is also no information about the increase or decrease of the number of these artists over time.

  • There seems to be no strategy to upgrade recruitment rates for cultural jobs.

  • Ministry of Culture officials' incomes are determined by the same employment laws applied to all public service officials, irrespective of ministry.

Chapter published: 05-05-2016