UNCTAD's latest Investment Policy Monitor (IPM) shows that investment policy responses to the coronavirus pandemic vary from country to country.
This report analyses the activities and objectives of registered charities in England and Wales involved in ‘arts, culture, heritage or science’ (ACHS) with a particular focus on arts and culture. The analysis applies natural language processing and clustering techniques to the information that charities provide when they register. This allows for a more detailed understanding of what charities are doing, and what they are trying to achieve, than is available from existing classifications. The work produces an automatically-generated taxonomy of keywords used by ACHS charities.
As COVID-19 crisis has hit the world for a long time, society is taking a toll. In particular, cultural events stopped as performances and exhibition halls were included in multiple cultural facilities that were temporarily closed. Artists who make a living by art earn zero won. Artists say the government is in dire need of policies to prepare for the long-term war in the coronavirus crisis.
Arts Council England (ACE) has asked the educational organisation The Institute of Art and Law to develop new guidance for UK museums on restitution.
Organisations are offering medical emergency grants while other groups crowdsource data quantifying the impact of the health crisis on the cultural labour market.
Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem issued a set of decisions to confront the spread of coronavirus in various sectors of the ministry, in-line with the decisions taken by the Egyptian government.