FÉDÉRATION INTERNATIONALE DES COALITIONS POUR LA DIVERSITÉ CULTURELLE
Global watch on culture and digital trade
The September report deals with the discussions regarding a plurilateral digital trade deal in the Asia-Pacific region under the leadership of the US administration. It also focuses on recent regulation developments, such as the debate about tighter regulation for video-on-demand (VOD) platforms in the United Kingdom (UK) and the policy changes adopted by Apple to its app store. Second, it turns to several cross-national activities of online platforms, highlighting strong competition among global and regional platforms in East Asia and emphasizing the activities of expansion carried out by Britbox, ITsART, Viaplay, as well as by Televisa and Univision.
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The Culture2030 international campaign aims to create a more prominent place for culture in the implementation of the current global development agenda (the UN 2030 Agenda), to have culture adopted as a distinct goal in the post-2030 development agenda, and to have a global culture agenda adopted.
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UCLG Culture Summit in Izmir
The IFCCD participated in the last Culture Summit of UCLG (United Cities and Local Governments) which took place from September 9 to 11. As the main meeting point at the global level for cities and local governments, this summit allowed an essential discussion on the effective implementation of policies and programs on culture and sustainable development.
The 4th UCLG Culture Summit in Izmir proved to be the ideal place to discuss why and how culture should be placed at the center of the global conversation.