News and Events

22/5/2018

News | Thailand: supporting freedom of expression and creativity

In celebration of this year’s World Press Freedom Day (3 May), a joint launch of UNESCO’s two new global reports “Re|Shaping Cultural Policies” and the World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development Global... › Read more

16/5/2018

News | Mongolia: transitioning from commodities to creativity

The launch of the Mongolian language version of UNESCO’s 2018 Global Report “Re|Shaping Cultural Policies” summary was held on 11 May in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. The event, gathering over 100 participants, was organized... › Read more

15/5/2018

News | Supporting media diversity through the 2005 Convention

In celebration of this year’s World Press Freedom Day, a joint launch of UNESCO’s two new global reports, “Re|Shaping Cultural Policies” and the World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development Global... › Read more

14/5/2018

Event | Launch of the Global Report “Re|Shaping Cultural Policies” in Harare

UNESCO’s 2018 Global Report “Re|Shaping Cultural Policies” will be launched at Theatre in the Park on 16 May in Harare, Zimbabwe from 10:00am to 1:30pm.The Report assesses the impact of the most recent policies and... › Read more

4/5/2018

News | From press freedom to artistic freedom: upholding the rights of all during World Press Freedom Day

For the third year running, artistic freedom was in the spotlight of World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) held this year in Accra, Ghana (2-3 May). To mark this occasion, artists, human rights activists and media... › Read more

30/4/2018

Event | Film production and script writing workshop in Tashkent

UNESCO and the Embassy of Poland in Uzbekistan in close cooperation with the Film School "Focus" will organize a master class on script writing and film production on 4 May in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The purpose of the... › Read more

30/4/2018

News | Made in Uganda: unleashing the economic potential of the creative industries

Participants of the UNESCO project “Strengthening the sustainability of creative industries in Uganda” came together on 26 April to celebrate World Intellectual Property Day (WIPD) during an event organized in Kampala,... › Read more

30/4/2018

News | Niger presents its first periodic report of the UNESCO 2005 Convention

The restitution workshop of the first periodical report of Niger was held on Thursday 19 April at the Cultural Center Oumarou Ganda of Niamey in the presence of the Assoumana Mallam Issa, Minister of Cultural... › Read more

27/4/2018

Event | Launch of Global Report “Re|Shaping Cultural Policies” in Jakarta

The Indonesian language edition of UNESCO’s 2018 Global Report “Re|Shaping Cultural Policies” summary will be launched at Fairmont Hotel on 8 May in conjunction with UNESCO’s World Trends in Freedom of Expression and... › Read more

25/4/2018

News | Webdesign/UI/UX internship opportunity

The Secretariat of the 2005 Convention is looking for a Webdesign/UI/UX intern. The Knowledge Management System (KMS) Creativity is a Drupal-based platform that promotes the work of the 2005 Convention by sharing good... › Read more

25/4/2018

Event | National workshop in Ghana on artistic freedom

Within the framework of the re-designed Aschberg programme for artists and cultural professionals, UNESCO will organize on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day 2018 (Accra, Ghana, 2-3 may 2018) for the first time a... › Read more

24/4/2018

Event | Debating artistic freedom at World Press Freedom Day in Ghana

Under the topic “Keeping Power in Check: Media, Justice and the Rule of Law”, World Press Freedom Day 2018 (Accra, Ghana, 2-3 may 2018) will encourage global discussions about current challenges to freedom of expression... › Read more

24/4/2018

News | Supporting the film industry of Uzbekistan

As part of the project “Strengthening the Sustainability of the Film Industry in Uzbekistan" funded by the Republic of Korea’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, a first workshop on documentary filmmaking was held... › Read more

24/4/2018

Event | Discussing Contemporary Creativity in Cyprus

On Wednesday April 25, at 18:30 pm at the A.G. Leventis Gallery in Nicosia, the Cultural Services of the Ministry of Education and Culture and the Cyprus National Commission for UNESCO are co-organizing, in the context... › Read more

13/4/2018

Event | Assessing culture in trade agreements

Within the framework of the re-designed Aschberg programme for artists and cultural professionals, international experts will gather in Seoul, Republic of Korea, from 18 to 20 April 2018 to analyze how the 2005... › Read more
Add to My Calendar