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Saudi Arabia will host the 45th session of UNESCO’s World Heritage Commission in Riyadh for the first time this year.
Organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi, the 2022 edition of the Abu Dhabi Culture Summit brought together more than 180 cultural leaders from around the world, including global policymakers and leaders in art, heritage, museums, and technology, to examine the ways in which culture can transform societies and communities. Held under the theme of 'A Living Culture', the Summit addressed the role of culture in making resilient and shared societies, and explored relating themes of empowering new voices, social responsibility, and diversity. IFACCA was represented at the Summit by Executive Director Magdalena Moreno Mujica, at the invitation of the Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi, the organiser of the Summit and an Affiliate Member of IFACCA.
The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) and the Statistics Centre – Abu Dhabi (SCAD) have signed an MoU to boost critical decision-making through Artificial Intelligence (AI).
The strategy aims to double the creative industries’ contribution to Dubai’s GDP to 5 percent, increase the number of Dubai-based creative enterprises to 15,000, and provide 140,000 jobs in various creative economy sectors by 2026.
Iran and Iraq have signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the Iraqi National Theater on 24 July and have agreed to co-produce joint features, short films and documentaries.
Iran’s Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Mohammad Mehdi Esmaili said on Saturday that the export of cultural products is among the main missions of the cultural attachés in other countries.