CDIS | Analytical Briefs

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In Viet Nam, culture’s role in development has been increasingly recognized in such key documents as the National Strategy for Cultural Development (2010-2020). The challenge is to ensure that the full range of culture’s benefits is considered and that culture is consistently mainstreamed as a defining and sustainable component in national... Read more
Thanks to the work of bodies such as the National Assembly of Culture, sessions with directors of culture across the country, meetings with sectors and associations of artists, the need for a framework cultural law and the better integration of culture in national development plans has been increasingly recognized in Uruguay. The challenge is to... Read more
Culture’s significance for development and wellbeing has been increasingly recognized in Swaziland in recent years, as observed by the 2012 ratifications of key international instruments and the adoption of new policies and strategic development priorities, such as the Swaziland National Council of Arts and Culture Policy (2009) and the Government... Read more
The definition of a public agenda aimed at revealing key information on the role of culture in development processes is needed in Peru. Culture’s role could therefore be recognised as a great opportunity for the country, helping to drive guidelines, strategies, policies, programs and projects at national and local levels. In this context the new... Read more
Since independence in 1990, Namibian authorities have recognized culture’s role in development in such key documents as the 2001 Policy on Arts and Culture and the National Development Plan 3 (2007-2012). However, the inability to empirically demonstrate this connection has resulted in gradually sidelining culture in recent years and in its... Read more
In the context of transition and European integration, Montenegrin authorities have recognized culture’s role in development in key strategy documents such as the National Strategy for Sustainable Development (2007-2012) and the Montenegro Development Directions (2013-2016). While new data generated by implementing the CDIS is not only helping to... Read more
Culture’s role in development has been increasingly recognized in recent years thanks to a range of national advocacy efforts. References to the symbiotic relationship between culture and development can be found in such key documents as the Cultural Policy of Ghana (2004), the Ghana Shared Growth and Development Agenda (2010–2013), and the... Read more
In Ecuador, culture’s role in development has been increasingly recognized in such key documents as the National Plan for Good Living 2009-2013, in which culture’s role in wellbeing is linked to the affirmation of a national identity and the strengthening of various identities and multiculturalism. Development itself is understood in a broader... Read more
Culture’s role in development has been recognized in legislation and the Constitution and integrated in development plans across Colombia from the municipal to State level, including in such key documents as the National Development Plan (2010-2014) and the targeted objectives of the National Council for Social and Economic Policy. National... Read more
Recognition of culture’s role in development has been increasingly advocated for in recent years in Cambodia. The challenge is to ensure that the full range of culture’s benefits is considered and that culture is consistently mainstreamed as a defining and sustainable component in national development plans and policies. The new wealth of data on... Read more
Since independence in 1960, Burkinabe authorities have recognized culture’s fundamental role in development processes in key documents such as the National Cultural Policy (2009) and the Strategy for Accelerated Growth and Sustainable Development (2010-2015). The challenge is to ensure that the full range of culture’s benefits is considered and... Read more
In the post-war context, the authorities of Bosnia and Herzegovina have recognized culture’s role in development in such key documents as the Strategy for Cultural Policy of Bosnia and Herzegovina (2008) and its Action Plan (2011). The new data that has resulted from implementing the CDIS has fortified the culture and development agenda by... Read more