UNESCO launches global report reshaping cultural policies

The Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, and the Ambassador and Permanent Delegate of Sweden to UNESCO, Annika Markovic, representing the Swedish Minister for Culture and Democracy, Alice Bah Kuhnke, last Thursday, launched UNESCO’s new 2018 ‘Global Report, Re|Shaping Cultural Policies’. This report, “published with the support of the Swedish Government, monitors how countries around the world are designing policies pursuant to the UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (2005). “Diversity remains a battle, in 2018 as in 2005.  Culture is not a commodity:…

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