In the past two decades, digital technologies have transformed the cultural scene profoundly.
The 2005 Convention calls for a new approach to international cooperation by promoting a more balanced flow of cultural goods and services and greater mobility of artists and cultural professionals
The United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, with its 17 Sustainable Development Goals, sets forth a bold new framework for development cooperation over the next 15 years.
Artistic freedom is a global challenge.
The global capacity development programme helps to reinforce skills and build capacities for the development of sustainable policies and measures to implement the 2005 Convention.
As part of the National Endowment for the Arts’ 50th anniversary, the agency launched the initiative Creativity Connects.
This guide presents in a coherent manner the basic concepts, principles and approaches that underpin “on-demand” technical assistance interventions.
A brochure to present the project ‘’Empowering people through active participation in art and cultural activities’’, implemented by UNESCO in Pakistan (2016-2017) with funding from the Danish Centre for Culture and Development (CKU).
Cultural and creative industries contribute up to 10% of the GDP in some developing countries and generate about 30 million jobs worldwide, employing more people aged 15-29 than any other sector -
This publication features the outcomes of the flagship project “Expert Facility to strengthen the system of governance of culture in developing countries”.
A booklet to explore key concepts related to culture and trade and provide a basic overview of the possible impact of multilateral trade agreements on the development of domestic cultural industries.
A leaflet to present the top results of technical assistance missions conducted in 2010-2014 in 13 developing countries. Published in French, English, Spanish.
This leaflet was produced in 2011 for the international call for applications for technical assistance missions. Published in French and English.
Enhancing fundamental freedoms through the promotion of the diversity of cultural expressions - Leaflet
A leaflet to present activities conducted to support monitoring capacities in 12 developing countries. Published in French, English, Spanish.
A guidebook for policy makers and entrepreneurs to support the emergence of cultural and creative industries. Published in French.
This publication from 2013 presents the results of technical assistance missions conducted in 2011-2012 in 13 developing countries. Published in French, English, Spanish.