Freedom. Diversity. Innovation. Action points on monitoring the implementation of the 2005 UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions in and by Germany from 2017 to 2020

Federal Coalition for Cultural Diversity
German Commission for UNESCO
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

Main aims:
Monitoring the implementation of the 2005 UNESCO Convention in and by Germany towards forward-looking cultural policy; structured development and tracking with relevant civil society actors

Target groups:
Civil society actors in the art, cultural and creative sectors; the German Commission for UNESCO expert committee on culture and communication and the advisory board on 'Diversity of Cultural Expressions' as well as members of the Federal Coalition for Cultural Diversity

Expected results:
Developing an action plan for 2017 to 2020 based on the assessment of the second German 2016 Quadrennial Periodic Report through four months of consultations; developing and adhering to the focus areas for the implementation of the Convention for the reporting period and beyond

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

In 2016, the following focuses were established for future work to achieve the Convention's aims: media and digital technologies, appraisal of opportunities for civil society actors to participate in decision-making processes related to cultural matters, focus on Agenda 2030, challenges for cultural policy posed by international trade policy; ways in which concepts of preferential measures are communicated improved and changed, esp. through the Fair Culture initiative with partners, active contribution made to the process on Culture in EU External Relations

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Cultural Domain(s)