Launch of Global Report “Re|Shaping Cultural Policies” in Addis Ababa
UNESCO’s 2018 Global Report “Re|Shaping Cultural Policies” will be launched at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 7 June.
The Report assesses the impact of the most recent policies and measures taken around the world to implement the UNESCO 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions.
Specifically, it tracks progress on the following four main goals related to the Convention: supporting sustainable systems of governance for culture; achieving a balanced flow of cultural goods and services and increasing the mobility of artists and cultural professionals; integrating culture in sustainable development frameworks; promoting human rights and fundamental freedoms. The Report puts forward a set of policy recommendations and produces new evidence to inform cultural policymaking and advance creativity for development.
The event is organized in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture and Tourism
The public presentation will be opened by Dr. Yumiko Yokoziki, Director of UNESCO Addis Ababa Office, Mr Gabriel Asfaw, Advisor from the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, and Ms. Annika Jayawardena, Minister Councellor of the Embassy of Sweden.
The Global Report was published with the financial support of the Swedish Government, within the framework of the project “Enhancing fundamental freedoms through the promotion of the diversity of cultural expressions”.