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Culture in the CARIFORUM-European Union Economic Partnership Agreement

The 2005 UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions calls on developed...

Culture in the Digital Environment

In the past two decades, digital technologies have transformed the cultural scene profoundly. This study examines the...

Culture in Treaties and Agreements

The 2005 Convention calls for a new approach to international cooperation by promoting a more balanced flow of cultural...

Methodological Guide on Technical Assistance

Building on the lessons learned from the missions implemented throughout the UNESCO/EU technical assistance project on...

External Resources

Challenges and opportunities for decent work in the culture and media sectors

There are nearly 30 million culture and media workers globally, and their work makes a significant contribution to...

Freemuse 2018 Report on the State of Artistic Freedom

The State of Artistic Freedom 2018 report documents and examines 553 cases of artistic freedom violations in 78...

Art under threat in 2016

Artists and audiences are under increased threat globally, according to a new report, Art under Threat, released by...

Creativity Connects: Trends and Conditions Affecting U.S. Artists

This initiative shows how the arts contribute to the nation’s creative ecosystem, examines the ways in which the...