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15/4/2021

News | Call for Participation: Online training module on Creative Economy by UNESCO in partnership with City, University of London

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24/3/2021

News | Call for proposals for the evaluation of the Regional Centre for Living Arts in Africa (CERAV), in Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, a Category 2 Centre under the auspices of UNESCO

Deadline: 25 April 2021 Terms of Reference  Background Category 2 institutes and centres under the auspices of UNESCO are a global network of institutions of excellence in the Organization’s domains... › Read more

18/3/2021

News | Namibia/Zimbabwe peer learning on local contents

On 24 September, cultural policymakers and key cultural actors from Zimbabwe and Namibia met to share their experience in designing measures to support local content production and revising copyright legislation. ... › Read more

16/3/2021

News | Extension of the Call for Expression of Interest: Policy Brief “Diversity and Representation in audiovisual content”

This call is for institutions or legal entities (i.e. for-profit or not-for-profit organisations) IntroductionThis call for expressions of interest is for a consultant company or institution to author the second... › Read more

16/3/2021

News | Extension of the Call for Expression of Interest: Policy Brief “Cultural organizations and the diversity of cultural expressions”

This call is for institutions or legal entities (i.e. for-profit or not-for-profit organisations) IntroductionThis call for expressions of interest is for a consultant company or institution to author the first... › Read more

15/3/2021

News | Costa Rica's music sector to be strengthened with assistance from UNESCO and the European Union

Costa Rica is one of twelve countries worldwide that have been selected to benefit from the EU/UNESCO programme “Supporting new regulatory frameworks to strenghten cultura and creative industries and promote South-South... › Read more

11/3/2021

News | Central Asian Scriptwriting Lab (CASL) – Call for Applications

 UNESCO Cluster Office in Almaty opens call for young talented scriptwriters to attend the Central Asian Scriptwriting Lab (CASL), which will take place in the framework of the "Strengthening of the Film... › Read more

24/2/2021

News | Parties to the 2005 Convention address the impact of COVID-19 on cultural and creative industries and the role of the creative economy in overcoming the crisis

Under the chairmanship of His Excellency Mr. Park Yang-woo, Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Korea, the 14th session of the Intergovernmental Committee was held online from 1 to 5 February 2021... › Read more

11/2/2021

News | Submit progress made and challenges encountered in the development and implementation of national digital roadmaps

In 2019, the Conference of Parties to the 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions approved an open roadmap for implementing the Convention in the digital environment and... › Read more

2/2/2021

News | UNESCO funds six new projects to support creativity and creative industries in developing countries

On February 4, 2021, the Intergovernmental Committee of the 2005 UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions approved funding for six new projects by the International Fund... › Read more

1/2/2021

News | Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism H. E. Mr Park Yang-woo of the Republic of Korea chairs the 14th session of the Intergovernmental Committee

The 14th session of the Intergovernmental Committee of the 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions was opened on 1 February 2021. This year, the Committee is held online... › Read more

31/1/2021

News | BTS, Parasite and more – Diverse cultural expressions animate the 14th Intergovernmental Committee

The music videos of Idol and Dynamite by BTS, a globally popular K-Pop group, kick off the 14th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions,... › Read more

25/1/2021

News | Sub-Regional Online Meeting on the Promotion of Cultural and Creative Industries and the 2005 Convention for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

UNESCO Cluster Office in Almaty organises a Sub-Regional Online Meeting on the Promotion of Cultural and Creative Industries and the 2005 Convention for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural... › Read more

18/12/2020

News | The UNESCO-Bangladesh Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman International Prize for the Creative Economy to be established

The establishment of the “UNESCO-Bangladesh Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman International Prize for the Creative Economy” was unanimously approved by acclamation at the 210th session of UNESCO’s Executive Board. The... › Read more

20/11/2020

News | African cinema: UNESCO launches an online consultation

The film and audio-visual industry holds immense economic potential for African States and acts as a powerful force for promoting the continent's cultural diversity. But while countries such as Nigeria, South Africa,... › Read more
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