News and Events

11/10/2019

News | Peer learning and participatory policy process for a dynamic culture sector in Africa

 “You are now the local experts”, concluded Avril Joffe, a member of the UNESCO Expert Facility, at the end of the three-day workshop for cultural professionals which took place in Pretoria, South Africa. The... › Read more

10/10/2019

News | Call for Expression of Interest for project implementation in Gabon

Call for Expression of Interest for project implementation in Gabon EU/UNESCO Expert Facility on the Governance of Culture in Developing Countries: Support for new regulatory frameworks to strengthen the cultural... › Read more

10/10/2019

News | Measuring diversity in the Indonesian media landscape

The media are producers, distributors, diffusers and mediators of cultural contents. By showcasing local creativity in various forms including films, series, music, dance and plays, media can have a direct and positive... › Read more
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8/10/2019

News | Mauritius evaluates its cultural and creative industries and their contributions to the SDGs

The UNESCO project “Reshaping Cultural Policies for the Promotion of Fundamental Freedoms and the Diversity of Cultural Expressions”, funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), aims to... › Read more

7/10/2019

Event | Regional training of trainers on cultural policy monitoring in Latin America

 The training of trainers aims to strengthen capacities of public officials and professionals of public institutions to better incorporate the principles and objectives of the UNESCO Convention on the protection... › Read more

7/10/2019

Event | Documentary film training in Tashkent, Uzbekistan

 From 7 to 10 October 2019, training for young professionals in the field of film industry entitled "Fundamentals of Documentary Film Art" will be held in Tashkent.Documentary films play an important role in the... › Read more

26/9/2019

News | Call for Expression of Interest for project implementation in South Sudan

Call for Expression of Interest for project implementation in South Sudan EU/UNESCO Expert Facility on the Governance of Culture in Developing Countries: Support for new regulatory frameworks to strengthen the... › Read more

26/9/2019

News | Media outlets vow to deliver more “Made in Mongolia” creative content

Artists, cultural workers, policymakers and media professionals gathered in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia to attend two workshops on diverse cultural expressions and media diversity. The trainings were organized by UNESCO... › Read more

24/9/2019

News | Ugandan cultural experts usher in new era of cultural policies for sustainable development

 UNESCO mobilized a national cultural policy-monitoring team in Kampala to plan how to employ a participatory, inter-ministerial approach in reviewing the progress and challenges faced by Uganda in implementating... › Read more

20/9/2019

News | Mobilizing film professionals for regional cooperation in Asia

Japan has announced support and funding for a new UNESCO initiative which aims to professionalize Southeast Asian film industries through programs in Indonesia, Philippines and Viet Nam. The project, “Mobilizing film... › Read more

18/9/2019

Event | Biennale of Luanda: Pan-African Forum for the Culture of Peace

 Luanda Biennale sheds light on culture, peace and sustainable development The first edition of the Pan-African Forum for the Culture of Peace will be held in Luanda, Angola from 18-22 September 2019, bringing... › Read more

17/9/2019

News | "Everything is born on stage" - young Uzbek creatives learn documentary filmmaking

A training course for young aspiring documentary filmmakers took place in Tashkent, Uzbekistan from 8 to 12 July 2019. The five-day workshop "Basics of Documentary Film Production" was part of Strengthening the... › Read more

16/9/2019

Event | Indonesia: Training on media diversity

From 17-19 September, 2019, UNESCO will invite Indonesian media professionals to attend a training on media diversity and the diversity of cultural expressions, in support of the UNESCO 2005 Convention on the... › Read more

13/9/2019

Event | Regional training of trainers on cultural policy monitoring in Africa

 What do cultural and creative industries look like in 2019 across Eastern and Southern Africa? How can cultural policies keep up with the region’s youthful, dynamic creative workers constantly finding new ways to... › Read more

10/9/2019

News | 2005 Convention unites policy makers across Asia to promote contemporary creativity

Cultural policy makers and UNESCO representatives across Asia gathered for a training on cultural policy monitoring from 30 July to 1 August 2019 in Jakarta, Indonesia. The training provided an introduction to UNESCO’s... › Read more
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