UNESCO > Call for Proposals: Global Data Collection and Analysis on Cultural Policies

UNESCO invites professional research institutes, companies and entities to submit a proposal for data collection and analysis for the third edition of Re|Shaping Cultural Policies, UNESCO’s flagship publication on the state of contemporary cultural and creative sectors and global cultural governance. The report will be published in June 2021.

UNESCO’s Global Report Re|Shaping Cultural Policies is published every four years. It examines current policy trends in cultural and creative sectors, tracks progress in cultural management, and highlights shared challenges in emerging policy areas. It is a unique monitoring and advocacy tool for the implementation of the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (2005), now ratified by 145 countries and the European Union. At the heart of this Convention’s successful implementation is informed, transparent and participatory cultural governance.

Since the publication of the first edition in 2015, the world’s cultural landscape has changed progressively. The 2021 edition will therefore seek to understand how the principles of the Convention have inspired new legislation, and highlight their contributions to the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with supporting evidence.

The Report is to be structured according to the Convention’s eleven Areas of Monitoring: cultural and creative sectors, media diversity, digital environment, partnering with civil society, mobility of artists and cultural professionals, flow of cultural goods and services, treaties and agreements, national sustainable development policies and plans, international cooperation for sustainable development, gender equality and artistic freedom. Together, they set a global benchmark for cultural governance and serve as a “compass” for cultural policymakers and professionals alike.

The winning entity will conduct data collection, provide data analysis, and produce new knowledge related to creative sectors in all eleven areas of monitoring, according to selected indicators and means of verification. Tasks involve statistical analysis, source review, code editing, data update from the previous 2015 and 2018 editions of the Global Reports.

Deadline: 28 November 2019

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