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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,...

Investing in Creativity. Transforming Societies

The global capacity development programme helps to reinforce skills and build capacities for the development of...

Empowering Artists and Creative Entrepreneurs

UNESCO and the Danish Centre for Culture and Development (CKU) are partnering in 2016-2017 to raise awareness in...

Guides and Studies

Culture in the Digital Environment

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

Culture in Treaties and Agreements

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

Methodological Guide on Technical Assistance

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

Promoting Diversity of Cultural Expression in Arts in Australia

This report aims to contribute to understanding and debate of the implications of UNESCO’s 2005 Convention on the...

External Resources

Freemuse 2018 Report on the State of Artistic Freedom

The State of Artistic Freedom 2018 report documents and examines 553 cases of artistic freedom violations in 78...

Art under threat in 2016

Artists and audiences are under increased threat globally, according to a new report, Art under Threat, released by...

Creativity Connects: Trends and Conditions Affecting U.S. Artists

This initiative shows how the arts contribute to the nation’s creative ecosystem, examines the ways in which the...

Toward a better statistical understanding of the creative economy (Full study)

In a feasibility study carried out for the European Commission, KEA reviews traditional data collection tools and...