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Unlocking potential of intellectual property rights to support the creative economy
18 May 2021
By Isabelle Durant, Acting Secretary-General of UNCTAD
Creativity is the answer we’ve been looking for – now is the time to embrace and invest in it
1 Feb 2021
By Marisa Henderson, Chief of the Creative Economy Programme, and Amy Shelver, Public Information Officer, UNCTAD
Creative economy to have its year in the sun in 2021
13 Jan 2021
Here’s why the UN has dedicated a whole year to the creative economy and its critical role in promoting sustainable development, especially in a post-coronavirus world.
Digital platforms give lifeline to Kenya’s creatives amid COVID-19
18 Aug 2020
With live shows on pause due to the pandemic, creative industries in Kenya are tapping into new revenue streams on digital platforms and outlets to build resilience.
How the creative economy can help power development
8 Nov 2019
Trends show the 'creative economy' can cultivate meaningful work, make money and help deliver prosperity for all.
Creative China is booming, bringing Asia along
30 May 2019
The UNCTAD Creative Economy Outlook report has been translated into Chinese and maps the nation's creative rise over the past 15 years.
Notre-Dame a reminder of dual value of cultural spaces
18 Apr 2019
Written by Isabelle DurantDeputy Secretary-General of UNCTAD
Indonesia adopts blockchain to grow music industry IP
5 Apr 2019
Digital revenues account for 54% of the global recorded music market indicating an industry that has embraced digitalization, but at what cost and whose benefit?
Trade in electronic components drives growth in technology goods
11 Mar 2019
A burgeoning demand the Internet of Things is propelling exponential growth in the trade of electronic components - to the benefit of developing countries, new figures show.