Intangible Cultural Heritage & Gender

Find here a very interesting document on Intangible Cultural Heritage and Gender published by UNESCO. In the publication, gender disparities and women´s role in intangible cultural heritage transmission are raised from a very interesting perspective. Recognising inequality suffered by women but at the same time, enhancing the value of cultural heritage contribution to women´s role in…

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Gender Equality: Heritage & Creativity

UNESCO launched in 2014 a Report on Gender Equality and Culture, with a special focus on Cultural Heritage and Creativity.

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#supportcreativity UNESCO Global Report

The Global Report series has been designed to monitor the implementation of the UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (2005). It provides evidence of how this implementation process contributes to attaining the United Nations 2030 Sustainable Development Goals and targets. The 2018 Global Report analyses progress achieved in implementing the 2005 Convention since the…

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New report from ESPLART

A new report was published by the “CulturalBase. Social Platform on Cultural Heritage and European Identities” project.  The report is a proposal to improve the communication and information system in the areas of cultural heritage and European identities. The research has been made in the framework of the 2018 as the European Year of Cultural Heritage, aimed at…

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Creative economy employment in the EU and UK

This report compares the size and growth of the EU’s creative industries on a consistent basis. Key Findings: The creative industries employ 11.4 million people in the EU, accounting for 5 per cent of the EU workforce. Sweden has the highest proportion of its workforce employed in the creative industries (8.9 per cent), followed by Finland…

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The New Artisans

Wonderful catalogue made by Olivier Dupon. Over 80% of the makers included in this book are women from European countries with some exceptions representing the Australia, Canada or the USA. The crafts disciplines presented are Ceramics, Furniture, Glass, Jewelry, Lighting, Metalwork, Paper and Woodwork, Stationery, Tableware and Textiles. Most of these artisans combine heritage and…

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