Launch of Global Report “Re|Shaping Cultural Policies” in Bogota
The Spanish language version of UNESCO’s 2018 2018 Global Report “Re|Shaping Cultural Policies” s will be launched at National Museum of Colombia on 14 June.
The Report assesses the impact of the most recent policies and measures taken around the world to implement the UNESCO 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions.
Specifically, it tracks progress on the following four main goals related to the Convention: supporting sustainable systems of governance for culture; achieving a balanced flow of cultural goods and services and increasing the mobility of artists and cultural professionals; integrating culture in sustainable development frameworks; promoting human rights and fundamental freedoms. The Report puts forward a set of policy recommendations and produces new evidence to inform cultural policymaking and advance creativity for development.
The event is organized in cooperation with the government of Colombia
The public presentation will be opened by Santiago Ulises Jara, Secretary General of the National Commission UNESCO, the Embassy of Sweden and Argemiro Cortés Buitrago, Director of International Affairs, Cooperation and Communication at the Ministry of Culture
The Global Report was published with the financial support of the Swedish Government, within the framework of the project “Enhancing fundamental freedoms through the promotion of the diversity of cultural expressions”.