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Culture and Development


This section provides a range of reference documents on the role of Culture in development policies and programmes, particularly on the concepts of cultural rights and cultural democratization (participation and access); and on cultural industries in education, good governance, conflict resolution, gender equality and environment protection programmes.

This section brings together institutional documents (legislations, political strategies, international conventions and declarations…); reference studies; articles; practical tools (examples of programmes and projects) and external links to websites with relevant information. Geographic key words enable to cross-reference documents by theme and by region.




Institutional documents

UN, Resolution adopted by the General Assembly - 57/249. Culture and development.
2003, EN, 4 pages.
Keywords : Culture and Development




Studies

Commission Européenne, CSES, ERICARTS, Study on the Contribution of Culture to Local and Regional Development - Evidence from the Structural Funds - Final Report.
2010, EN, 141 pages.
Keywords : Europe, Culture and Development


Commonwealth Foundation, Putting Culture First.
2008, EN, 68 pages.
Keywords : Culture and Development, Cultural Industries, Cultural Diversity, Cultural Policies


Réseau International pour la Diversité Culturelle, Burama K. Sagnia, Renforcer les Industries Créatives Locales et Développer les Capacités Culturelles pour Eliminer la Pauvreté, 6e Conférence Annuelle, 17 au 20 Novembre 2005, Dakar, Sénégal.
2005, FR, 61 pages.
Keywords : Culture and Development, Funding for Culture, Cultural Industries, Cultural Statistics


Secrétariat ACP, Achille Bassilekin, Les TIC au service du développement culturel : une perspective ACP.
2006, FR, 13 pages.
Keywords : ACP, Culture and Development


UNESCO Etxea, Maider Maraña, Working Papers N°1 - Culture and Development - Evolution and Prospects.
2010, EN, 30 pages.
Keywords : Culture and Development, Cultural Diversity, Cultural Cooperation


UNESCO, World Bank, UNICEF, La dimension culturelle du développement en Afrique: décision, participation, entreprises - Séminaire régional.
1992, FR, 93 pages.
Keywords : Africa, Culture and Development


World Commission on Culture and Development, Our Creative Diversity - Report of the World Commission on Culture and Development - Summary version.
1996, EN, 64 pages.
Keywords : Culture and Development, Cultural Diversity




Articles

Commonwealth Foundation, Keith Nurse, Culture as the central pillar in development.
EN, 4 pages.
Keywords : Culture and Development


Groupe des Etats ACP, Culture - Développement ACP, Le Courrier.
2009, FR, 17 pages.
Keywords : ACP, Culture and Development, Economy of Culture


The Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda, Emily Drani, Development from a cultural perspective: Understanding culture and development in Uganda.
EN, 6 pages.
Keywords : Africa, Culture and Development




Practical Tools

Commission Européenne, Culture et Développement - Actions et Réalisations.
2010, FR, 90 pages.
Keywords : Culture and Development, Economy of Culture


Commonwealth Foundation, Case Study: Shadows Have No Voice - Culture & Development.
EN, 2 pages.
Keywords : Africa, Culture and Development


Commonwealth Foundation, Rulu Arts Promoters - Culture & Development- Case Study: Promoting Good Governance by Building Leadership Capacity.
EN, 2 pages.
Keywords : Africa, Culture and Development


Commonwealth Foundation, Case Study: Development of Artists and the Art Form Itself.
EN, 2 pages.
Keywords : Africa, Culture and Development


Commonwealth Foundation, Recognition and Validation - Case Study: Commonwealth Essay Competition.
EN, 2 pages.
Keywords : Culture and Development, Cultural Cooperation


Commonwealth Foundation, Case Study: COMICS for Development.
EN, 3 pages.
Keywords : Culture and Development


Commonwealth Foundation, Culture & Development - Case Study: Citizens’ Education for Good Governance.
EN, 2 pages.
Keywords : Pacific, Culture and Development


Commonwealth Foundation, Culture and development - Case Study: Art We Awesome - Woodcarving Mural.
EN, 3 pages.
Keywords : Culture and Development


Commonwealth Foundation, Case Study: Area Youth Foundation.
EN, 3 pages.
Keywords : Caribbean, Culture and Development


Commonwealth Foundation, Nicole Brown, Commonwealth Culture Toolkit - Overview.
EN, 4 pages.
Keywords : Africa, Culture and Development, Cultural Industries, Cultural Diversity


EACEA, Appel d'Offres Ouvert - Référence nº EACEA/2008/04 - «Etude sur la dimension entrepreneuriale des industries culturelles et créatives» - Cahier des charges.
2008, FR, 22 pages.
Keywords : Culture and Development


ILO, Promoting the Culture Sector through Job Creation and Small Enterprise Development in SADC Countries: The Music Industry - Music industries in the SADC region.
2003, EN, 12 pages.
Keywords : Africa, Culture and Development


ILO, Promoting the Culture Sector through Job Creation and Small Enterprise Development in SADC Countries: Ethno-tourism - Annex 1 Namibia; Annex 2 Zimbabwe.
2003, EN, 7 pages.
Keywords : Africa, Culture and Development, Cultural Industries


UNDP, UNCTAD, Creative Economy Report 2010 - The development dimension.
2010, EN, 14 pages.
Keywords : Africa, Culture and Development


UNDP, UNCTAD, Creative Economy Report 2010 - Creative City.
2010, EN, 7 pages.
Keywords : Culture and Development, Economy of Culture


UNDP, UNCTAD, Creative Economy Report 2010 - Boxes on Cultural Tourism .
2010, EN, 5 pages.
Keywords : Culture and Development, Economy of Culture


UNESCO, Documents sur le développement culturel publiés par l’UNESCO ou avec son appui -1989 - 2001 - Version Consécutive à l'étude de Pierre Moulinier.
FR, 37 pages.
Keywords : Culture and Development


UNESCO, DCCD, Morten G. Poulsen, Approach to Culture and Development Aid, UNESCO Workshop on Creative Industries – Brazzaville, February 2006.
2006, EN, 16 pages.
Keywords : Culture and Development




Links :

Africa Centre
Keywords : Africa, Culture and Development


Africultures, La culture : enjeu de développement pour l'Afrique, Youma Fall, 2007
Keywords : Africa, Culture and Development


ARCADE, ACTED, Awareness Raising on Culture and Development in Europe
Keywords : Europe, Culture and Development


Asia-Pacific Cultural Centre for UNESCO
Keywords : Pacific, Culture and Development


Cultural Engineering Group Weblog, The principles of complexity within an urban cultural system, Roberta Comunian’s
Keywords : Culture and Development


Culture 21, Seminars and conferences
Keywords : Culture and Development


CultureActionEurope, Relations culturelles UE-ACP “Une feuille de route ambitieuse pour le progrès”
Keywords : ACP, Culture and Development


Culture-Dev, Culture et Création, Facteurs de Développement, Colloque International, Bruxelles, 2009
Keywords : Culture and Development


EIPCP, Displaying Postcoloniality. On the project for a Museum of the Living Present on the Island of Réunion. An interview between Charlotte Martinz-Turek and Françoise Vergès
Keywords : Culture and Development


EuropeAid, Culture in EU development cooperation
Keywords : Europe, Culture and Development


ICT-ILO, Master in Cultural Projects for Development
Keywords : Culture and Development


OECD, Perspectives ouest-africaines, Les ressources pour le développement, 2009
Keywords : Africa, Culture and Development


ProudFlesh, Afrikan Journal of Culture, Politics and Consciousness
Keywords : Africa, Culture and Development


UNCTAD XII, Creative Africa
Keywords : Africa, Culture and Development


UNESCO, L’Unesco soutient les professionnels des médias à s’engager pour la paix sociale, 2007
Keywords : Africa, Culture and Development


UNESCO, Roster of Consultants of the Culture Sector
Keywords : Culture and Development