Culture for Development Directory

Climate change and world heritage : report on predicting and managing the impacts of climate change on world heritage and strategy to assist states parties to implement appropriate management responses

Colette, Augustin | 2007
  • Author(s): Colette, Augustin
  • Publisher: UNESCO. World heritage centre
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: cultural heritage, historic sites and monuments, cultural property preservation, climatic change
The significant challenges which climate change poses to World Heritage sites can not be effectively dealt with by one organization alone. It calls for a collective response. The World Heritage Convention can be an effective mechanism for mobilizing such support from relevant organizations.

International co-production & touring

Cools, Guy and Thyrion, Lieven | 2004
  • Author(s): Cools, Guy and Thyrion, Lieven
  • Publisher: Informal European theatre meetings (IETM)
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: theatre, performing arts, co-operation between organizations, project planning, europe
IETM (informal European theatre meetings) invited Guy Cools, independent producer, to write a document on the dos and don'ts of co-production and touring in Europe. Guy Cools invited 5 other experienced co-producers to comment on his article.

A note on the history of the concept of culture in UNESCO

Daly, John | 2009
  • Author(s): Daly, John
  • Publisher: UNESCO in the spotlight : education and culture
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: culture, cultural co-operation, unesco
The concept of 'culture' has changed radically over time, broadening from a humanist idea to an anthropological concept. The future implications of the change for UNESCO's cultural programme are explored.

Building cultural understanding through cultural exchange

Dandavate, Rohini | 2006
  • Author(s): Dandavate, Rohini
  • Publisher: Author
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: cultural exchanges, development, artists
By measuring the social capital built by artists through an exchange program, this study aims to articulate the role of artists in building bridges of understanding across cultures and creating networks of global individuals and institutions, which can facilitate international cooperation and peace.

At arm's length : the relationship between research and policy in arts and culture, 1992-2007

Deacon, Harriet | 2009
  • Author(s): Deacon, Harriet
  • Publisher: Centre for higher education transformation (CHET)
  • Pages: --
  • Keywords: cultural policy, arts, research, south africa
The report examines the various ways in which the South African Department of Arts and Culture and some of its provincial counterparts, have conceived and used research in the formulation of arts and culture policy in South Africa since 1994.

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