Under the chairmanship of Abdoul Karim Sango, Minister of Culture, Arts and Tourism of Burkina Faso, the 7th Conference of Parties to the 2005 Convention took place at UNESCO Headquarters from 4 to 7 June 2019. Upon his election, Minister Sango declared that “the Conference of Parties is a tremendous opportunity to take stock of progress made and inform innovative cultural policy making.”
Cultural policy focused on place is nothing new. Since the 1970s, capital of culture competitions and culture-led regeneration have proliferated. Yet it is fair to say that the UK is witnessing an upsurge of place-based initiatives, from London Borough of Culture to the Great Place scheme. But why is an emphasis on place important, and what are these initiatives trying to achieve?
Fomentar actividades de economía naranja es una de las metas que tiene el actual Gobierno, y una de las plataformas que utilizarán para ello serán las Áreas de Desarrollo Naranja (ADN). Antes de 2022 se tiene la meta de que cinco espacios de este tipo estén operando en el país, y el Ministerio de Cultura ya inició la agenda de trabajo para ello.
The Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs Barbara Oteng- Gyasi, has stated that government is committed to revamping the various Regional Cultural Centres Countrywide.
Created in 2016, the Film Estonia Support Plan has grown into a fund of two million euros, which aims to promote foreign capital to Estonia and co-operation between Estonian and foreign film producers for the production of audiovisual works in Estonia. The current analysis of the aid scheme has shown that every euro invested will be withdrawn at least six times as foreign investment.
The Government is in the final stages of crafting the National Policy on the Culture and Creative Economy of Jamaica.