16 February 2017, Geneva, Switzerland - We are pleased to announce that the report for the Creativity for Developement Open Access Course is ready! In the last quarter of 2016, UNITAR and UNCTAD, together with Asa Baako One Dance, Cirque du Monde, HATCH,Momentom Collective and UNISINOS delivered the course to raise awareness on the value of creativity an culture for socioeconomic development.
The course provided participants with an overview of the creative economy, touching upon concepts such as co-creations, creative cities and creative business. Participants’ feedback indicated their appreciation for the relevance of the course content, the video-based lessons as well as the additional resources.
UNITAR looks forward to further collaborating with UNCTAD on capacity building activities on the promotion of creative industries for sustainable development.
“The course gave me in-depth knowledge and understanding on the steps to take to jump out of my comfort zone and to succeed in the marketplace”. Crea4Dev Open Access Course participant
Crea4Dev intends to build skills and enhance knowledge of policymakers, creative entrepreneurs and artists through a holistic learning approach. Building on UNITAR’s expertise in methodological approaches and UNCTAD’s extensive policy-oriented analysis of the creative industries Crea4Dev will deliver innovative training activities, and empower beneficiaries to use the potential of creative and cultural industries for socioeconomic development.
Download the report (PDF, 1.2 MB)