United Nations Conferenc on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
Geneve Coordinator Creative Economy Report2016 http://unctad.org
United Nations Institute of |Training and Research (UNITAR) Geneva Associated Fellow
The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is a principal training arm of the United Nations, working in every region of the world.
The UNITAR Knowledge System Innovation section (KSI) analyzes and compiles information, develops prototypes, implements innovative learning settings, assess their performance and disseminates results to enable the diversification of training methodologies. http://conference.unitar.org/ksi/
Utrecht University of The Arts, Faculty of Arts and Economics,
Creative Economies and Creative Cities Project www.hku.nl
Aims: The Faculty of Art and Economics specializes in cultural management. It recognizes the growing importance of the creative industry in our society. These industries were a powerful source of income, job creation and export earnings. The Faculty of Arts and Economics wants to reflect upon the position of the professional education and training in the arts with respect to the Creative Sector.
Method: A Strategic Plan will be developed based upon analyses of the UN UNCTAD 'Creative Economy' Report (Geneva 2008).
Results: the analyses will produce operational strategies in order to improve the relationship between the Professional Art Academies and the Economic Creative Sector, both national and international.A conference will be planned in cooperation with the Network of Art Lecturers in the Netherlands (LOK; Landelijk Overleg Kunst Lectoren) in September 2009. Mrs. Edna dos Santos Duisenberg (UNCTAD, Geneva) has personally been invited to act as key-note speaker and Moderator.