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Jamaicans involved in the creative industries are being encouraged to take advantage of the Government’s productive inputs relief scheme.
Cities worldwide increasingly recognise culture’s transformative power in driving sustainable and inclusive urban development. However, despite growing awareness of its strategic value, significant challenges remain in leveraging its potential effectively. Tom Fleming, Director at Tom Fleming Creative Consultancy and expert in cultural policy and the creative industries, sheds light on key takeaways and common challenges cities face in harnessing the power of culture to create more vibrant, cohesive, and inclusive urban environments.
The RSA and Creative PEC [have published] research on how policy makers can capitalise on the economic potential of the creative industries in the North of England, through the creation of a 'Northern Creative Corridor', to serve as a model for other regions.
In a bid to influence society’s ability to not only create but also operate institutions effectively, expert and stakeholders at the recently concluded International Arts and Craft Expo have tasked the Federal Government to see culture as important in promoting national security and economic growth.
UN Human Rights Report on Economic, Social and Cultural rights and COVID-19 Recovery
The Secretary of Tourism Development of Yucatán (SEFOTUR), UNESCO in Mexico, Airbnb, and the Union of Community Tourism Cooperatives Co'ox Mayab have launched the ""Capacity Enhancement for Community Tourism in Yucatán"" programme to promote a fairer distribution of tourism benefits through a community rural strategy. This scheme aims to strengthen the capacities of local communities in heritage management, sustainability, and the development of authentic tourist tours and activities.