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Event | ResiliArt UNIMA/UNESCO : The art of puppetry between tradition and future in times of the pandemic

 In the past year, COVID-19 and worldwide lockdowns have had a devastating impact on the performing arts sector, refraining performers and other artists from creating and sharing their work with the public and... › Read more


Event | 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


Event | Celebrating women’s creativity in the digital era

Women’s creativity is unstoppable – and their art and creative expressions are ever more visible thanks to the internet and new technologies. In celebrate of women in the digital creative industries, UNESCO Bangkok will... › Read more


Event | Create | 2030 (13IGC)

Create | 2030 is a series of talks hosted by UNESCO to discuss how investments in creativity can have a direct impact on achieving the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.During the 13th session of... › Read more


Event | Screening of "Rona, Azim's Mother (Rona, Madar-e Azim)"

In the context of the 13th session of the Intergovernmental Committee, UNESCO will screen the film Rona, Azim's Mother (Rona, Madar-e Azim), winner of the Prize for Cultural Diversity under the patronage of UNESCO at... › Read more


Event | Burkina Faso: towards a third quadrennial periodic report

Burkina Faso is in the process of drafting its third quadrennial periodic report from 3 to 7 December 2019 in Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso. On this occasion, a multi-stakeholder national team appointed by the Ministry... › Read more


Event | Zimbabwe reviews its cultural policies and past practices

Several activities will be organised in Zimbabwe by UNESCO in collaboration with National Arts Council of Zimbabwe for the processes of elaborating the Quadrennial Periodic Report for the 2005 Convention from December... › Read more


Event | Capturing Palestinian arts professionals’ voices

Despite severe political and economic challenges, the cultural and creative industries in Palestine have continuously grown: the Ramallah Contemporary Dance Festival, the Palestinian International Book Fair or the... › Read more


Event | Algeria: Starting a dialogue on the governance of culture

A national training workshop will be organised in Algiers, Algeria, from 13 to 15 November 2019. Led by Christine Merkel, Member of the UNESCO Expert Facility, the workshop will discuss the process leading to the... › Read more


Event | Assessing the impact of cultural policies in Senegal

Senegal’s Ministry of Culture and Communication, in partnership with UNESCO, is launching a national assessment exercise on the cultural policies. In particular, the participants will examine various measures that have... › Read more


Event | Jamaica: Harnessing the island’s creativity for sustainable development

Jamaica’s vibrant cultural and creative industries are most notably known on the global stage for the success of its musicians and music producers. Festivals and the film sector are also burgeoning, indicating that the... › Read more


Event | Monitoring Uganda's vibrant creative industries

A national training workshop will be held in Kampala, Uganda from 28 to 30 October, gathering members of the multi-stakeholder national team appointed by the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development. The... › Read more


Event | UNESCO launches in Barbados new study on cultural trade policies for the Caribbean

The launch of UNESCO's first impact study, “Culture in the CARIFORUM-European Union Economic Partnership Agreement”, will take place in Bridgetown, Barbados, on 5 November, 2019. Hon. John A. King, Minister of... › Read more


Event | Rwanda: Closing ceremony for Strengthening the Cultural and Creative Industries

A UNESCO project “Strengthening the cultural and creative industries in Rwanda” marks its conclusion after two years of activities aimed at the advancement of Rwandan arts and culture. The closing ceremony will be... › Read more


Event | Pakistan: Creative Entrepreneurs Training

Twelve young Pakistani creative entrepreneurs will gather in Lahore, Pakistan, for a business residency programme organized by UNESCO at Beaconhouse National University (BNU) from 28 October to 2 November 2019.With 65%... › Read more
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