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17/5/2022

News | UNESCO promotes peer-to-peer learning on policies for creativity in Namibia

“As we have entered the last decade of action for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals and in view of the challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic brought about, I think we all agree on the urgent need... › Read more
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9/5/2022

News | High-level meeting for the launch of phase II of the project on participative governance in Panama

On April 27 2022, the official launch of the phase II of the project "Designing measures to establish a participatory and transparent system of governance for culture in Panama", supported by the European Union, took... › Read more
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29/4/2022

News | UNESCO puts artistic freedom in the spotlight on World Press Freedom Day

On 2-5 May 2022, UNESCO and the Republic of Uruguay will host the annual World Press Freedom Day Global Conference in Punta Del Este, Uruguay, under the title “Journalism under Digital Siege”. This four-day event will... › Read more
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15/4/2022

News | UNESCO scales up support to improve the status of the artist

In celebration of World Art Day, UNESCO announces concrete action in support of artists and culture professionals worldwide via the UNESCO-Aschberg programme. Over US$ 600,000 in funds will go to the following Member... › Read more

6/4/2022

News | Call for Expression of Interest: Exploratory study on the African fashion and textile industry

Call for Expression of Interest: Exploratory study on the African fashion and textile industryThis call is for an individual expertIntroductionThis call for expressions of interest is for an individual expert to conduct... › Read more

18/3/2022

News | EU/UNESCO holds a three-day workshop for “Designing a Creative Cluster Ecosystem in Georgia”

On 18 March 2022, Creative Georgia hosted a three-day workshop as part of the project “Designing a Creative Cluster Ecosystem in Georgia.” The event took place in Bakuriani in the premises of Adjara Group Holding. Since... › Read more

11/3/2022

News | CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST Multimedia Communications Support

CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTERESTMultimedia Communications Support for Diversity of Cultural ExpressionsThe Diversity of Cultural Expressions Entity is looking for a qualified and experienced communications company[... › Read more
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10/2/2022

News | Mexican Radio Broadcasting Indigenous Diversity

Mexico is one of the most culturally diverse countries in the world, and more than 12 million people speak 68 indigenous languages. However, despite this cultural richness, many of the indigenous languages are at risk... › Read more

9/2/2022

News | IFCD announces funding to 9 countries to help the creative sector build back better

On February 9, nine outstanding projects from Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Guinea, Indonesia, Nigeria, Palestine, Seychelles and Timor-Leste, were approved funding from the International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD)... › Read more

7/2/2022

News | IFCD Projects Change Lives Across the Globe

Since 2010, the impactful projects of the International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD) empower artists and transform the destinies of people working in the creative and cultural industries all over the world.Reham... › Read more
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3/2/2022

News | Learning creativity economy goes digital: 24 young Policymakers in ASEAN go online to keep learning during the pandemic

UNESCO’s first ever 8-week online training on Creative Economy has come to a successful end, empowering 24 young policy makers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to be the next creative economy... › Read more

27/1/2022

News | Call for international consultant to develop and facilitate partnerships with professional networks involved in the implementation of the Convention on the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

Submission deadline extended until 25 February 2022 This call for expressions of interest is for an individual consultant interested in working full-time to develop and facilitate partnerships with professional... › Read more

24/1/2022

News | Malagasy diversity through the big screen

Despite the rich cultural diversity characteristic of Madagascar, there was little if any film industry on the island before the mid-2000s. Indeed, since 2006, the main and almost sole film venue for artists to share... › Read more

14/1/2022

News | Call for international consultant on the coordination of publications, events and stakeholder outreach actions

This call for expressions of interest is for an individual consultant interested in working on a full-time basis to take charge of the coordination of publications, events and stakeholder outreach actions of the... › Read more

12/1/2022

News | COVID-19 crisis drives call for creative industries policy reform

Lockdowns have forced artists and other creative professionals to adapt or spiritually die while still alive. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, people have time to reflect on what is essential to their lives, families and... › Read more
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