This report critically reflects on the discussions and ideas that emerged during a two-year international research network funded by the Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) in the UK (AH/J005800/1). The funding aimed to encourage research networking proposals that would explore the contribution that Arts and Humanities research can play in debates about international development and/or to the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It also sought to support the development of international boundary-crossing collaborations with countries that receive Official Development Assistance (ODA) and/or with organisations that play an important role in supporting international development.
El Ministerio de las Culturas, las Artes y el Patrimonio, lanzará la quinta versión del Encuentro de las Economías Creativas de Chile (CHEC) que se llevará a cabo de manera online los días 26 y 27 de agosto. Este año, el CHEC se da en el marco del Año Internacional de la Economía Creativa para el Desarrollo Sostenible declarado por las Naciones Unidas, que busca reconocer, promover y acelerar el aporte económico y social de la economía creativa, especialmente en un contexto de crisis climática y en medio de una pandemia.
Culture Night invites everyone, everywhere on one joyful night to discover and celebrate all that our culture is today. With a rich and diverse programme of thousands of events that span layers of arts and culture from architecture to comedy, circus to dance, film to literature, museums to music, heritage to sport and science to fashion, to name but a few….Culture Night / Oíche Chultúir 2021 will take place on Friday, 17th September.
COVID has highlighted the importance of cultural activity in sustaining communities and individual livelihoods outside the structures of formal finance and the formal economy.
This year is the International Year of the Creative Economy for Sustainable Development, introduced by Indonesia and ratified by a resolution signed by the UN General Assembly. This is the first time the creative economy has been recognised, which according to the resolution, outlines the need to “promote sustained and inclusive economic growth, foster innovation and provide opportunities, benefits and empowerment for all and respect for all human rights”.
The Culture and Creative Industries are key drivers of social and economic growth and diversification in Abu Dhabi. One of the fastest growing economic sectors worldwide, globally they generate annual revenues of $2,250 billion, provide 30 million jobs and are predicted to make up some 10% of global GDP.