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Creative industry 4.0 offers vast opportunities for developing countries
21 Apr 2022
A new UNCTAD report provides policy options for developing countries to harness new technological trends for their creative economies.
The creative economy takes center stage
10 Dec 2021
Digital platforms connect artists, artisans, musicians, and filmmakers with a global audience — driving growth in emerging economies.
How COVID-19 exposed music industry fault lines and what can be done
28 Sep 2021
By Marisa Henderson, Chief, Creative Economy Programme, and Amy Shelver, Public Information Officer, 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.
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?