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1 July 2013
An overview of Brazil's most successful and innovative digital and cultural cluster - and one of our main partners in the Recife: The Playable City programme.
12 January 2014
The Organization of American States (OAS), the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), and the British Council launch a report on the economic value of the creative and cultural industries in Americas.
20 August 2013
South Africa’s arts and culture sector gathered for a lively three-day conference at the University of Johannesburg, tackling key issues and opportunities concerning the creative economy in the region.
16 April 2013
Jane Finnis, Chief Executive of Culture24, blogs about her recent trip to China for ‘Crossing the River’, a delegation tour demonstrating how UK cultural organisations are using digital technologies in cultural programmes and projects.
4 November 2012
We recently caught up with former CLI participant, Toni Attard, who updated us on the progress of Malta’s first national strategy for the creative economy.
1 July 2012
The Russian capital is no stranger to the creative industries' clustering phenomenon. Here's a look at three of the most successful and innovative ones.
10 April 2012
On the same day the Office for National Statistics (ONS) announced that the UK economy contracted by 0.2%, Ed Vaizey’s speech highlighted the recent growth of the creative industries and their future.
6 February 2012
Former LDA Head of Fashion Programmes Judith Rosser-Davies attends Sri Lanka's 2011 Design Festival and uncovers a sector on the verge of reinvention and expansion.
22 November 2011
Tom Harvey, Chief Executive of Northern Film & Media (Newcastle), explores the similarities between the creative economies of the North East of England and Beirut.
28 August 2011
Cecilia Rojo tells us about the 10th anniversary of The Metropolitan Design Centre in Buenos Aires and other initiatives from the city's Creative Industries General Direction.
31 July 2011
Cebu’s selection as this year’s ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations) City of Culture is a culmination of the province’s journey towards recognition for its creative industries sector.
30 June 2011
Does copyright guarantee creativity? This event certainly raised some interesting questions...
29 June 2011
Over the past decade, the British Council has been developing an understanding of the value within the Lebanese creative sector.
28 June 2011
How the British Council's ongoing strategic investment in networks of entrepreneurs and strong government relationships are leading to evidence based policy for the creative economy in Vietnam
27 June 2011
“Colombia hasn't always understood the concept of creative entrepreneurship”. With support from various bodies, however, this is all beginning to change.
12 June 2011
A tale of how an East London creative cluster reached critical mass through a network of bright, young, digital entrepreneurs.
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