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©Chiharu Shiota, Dialogue from DNA, 2004. Photograph by Sunhi Mang, courtesy of the artist and ADAGP, France, 2017, Japan

Supporting the mobility of artists in Tunisia

This publication is part of a series of articles highlighting the key themes of the upcoming 2018...

Creative economy: Indonesia’s wager

This publication is part of a series of articles highlighting the key themes of the upcoming 2018...
Action dans la Favela Morro da Providência, Arbre, Lune, Horizontale, Rio de Janeiro, 2008

UN General Assembly mandates a high-level event of the President of the General Assembly on culture and sustainable development in 2019

New York: On 30 October 2017, the United General Assembly adopted its resolution ‘Culture and...

Discover IFCD projects in the latest United Nations Youth Flash!

The latest edition of the United Nations Youth Flash featured two of the 90 projects financed to...

Call for proposal for an external evaluation of the UNESCO/Sida project: Enhancing fundamental freedoms through the promotion of the diversity of cultural expressions

UNESCO is seeking expertise in the evaluation of a project entitled “Enhancing fundamental freedoms...

Events

Launch of UNESCO’s 2018 Global Report “Re-Shaping Cultural policies”

The launch of UNESCO’s 2018 Global Report “Re-Shaping Cultural policies” will take place at UNESCO HQ on 14th December...

Cultural and Creative Industries: A New Agenda for the Development Community?

 Streaming from 3pm (CET, Paris) here: OriginalEnglishFrenchOn Tuesday 12th December 2017, from 3 to 5 PM at...

Setting a New Agenda: Partnerships for Artistic Freedom

On Wednesday 8th November, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m, in Room II, a side event will be organized on the occasion of the 39th...

Diversity of cultural expressions and preferential treatment

From 22 to 23 June 2017, in cooperation with Laval University (Quebec, Canada) and its UNESCO Chair on the Diversity of...

Implementing the 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions in Northeast Asia

From 20-22 June 2017, a consultative Meeting on the 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of...

Publications

Culture in Treaties and Agreements

The 2005 Convention calls for a new approach to international cooperation by promoting a more balanced flow of cultural...

Culture in the Digital Environment

In the past two decades, digital technologies have transformed the cultural scene profoundly. This study examines the...

UNESCO moving forward the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable development

The United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, with its 17 Sustainable Development Goals, sets forth a...

Artistic Freedom Leaflet

Artistic freedom is a global challenge. The rights of artists to express themselves freely are under threat worldwide,...

Methodological Guide on Technical Assistance

Building on the lessons learned from the missions implemented throughout the UNESCO/EU technical assistance project on...