Awareness-Raising Online Webinars on Cultural and Creative Industries (April 2021)

30 March 2021

In April 2021, UNESCO Cluster Office in Almaty continues the series of awareness-raising online webinars on Cultural and Creative Industries (CCI).

These webinars are held with the participation of internationally-recognized experts in CCI to raise awareness of the competent authorities in Central Asia and Southern Caucasus (e.g. Ministries of Culture, National Commissions for UNESCO and other stakeholders) about the importance of the promotion of the CCI and the Creative Economy.

Webinars will take place in the online format in the English and Russian languages (simultaneous interpretation will be provided). They are open to all interested representatives of concerned state institutions, NGOs and civil society and research organizations.

Creative Central Asia? Cultural and Creative Industries Discourse and Policy Transfer in Transitional Economies
Date: Friday, 23 April 2021
Time: 12:00-13:30 Almaty time.
Speaker: Mr Bodibaatar Jigjidsuren – art historian and cultural manager who currently works as an independent cultural policy consultant and arts manager. He produced TV programs on contemporary world cinema for Mongolian National Television, developed and implemented policies for visual arts, motion pictures and cultural and creative industries at the Ministry of Culture, lectured at the National University of Mongolia, and recently advised on cultural and public policies for the majority party in Mongolia. As a cultural policymaker and manager, he set out policy concerning cultural and creative industries, cooperated with UNESCO, initiated local capacity building projects related to the 2005 Convention, and managed cultural activities with various arts and culture NGOs. He is an editor of “The Encyclopedia of Mongolian Cinema” and a contributor to Mongolian journals and newspapers. Bodibaatar holds a BA in communications and journalism from the Mongolian University of the Humanities, a BA in art history from Ankara University, an MA in arts studies from the National University of Mongolia, and an MA in cultural policy and management from City University of London (registration link).

Previous Webinars
Creative Economy Strategy for Resilient Future (2021.03.16);
Performing and Literary Arts (2021.03.19);
Public Art (2021.03.26).

Permanent link: http://en.unesco.kz/awareness-raising-online-webinars-on-cultural-and-creative-industries-april-2021