NEWS

Series of workshops on creative industries and crafts sector held in Baku, Tbilisi and Yerevan

 

A series of two-day workshops on the creative industries and crafts sector market were held this month in Baku, Tbilisi and Yerevan, as part of a project funded under the Eastern Partnership Culture Programme.
 
The workshops were organised by the ‘Strengthening Creative Industries in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia’ Project for local crafts experts, professional lecturers, trainers and representatives of cultural organisations, and held by Icndrasen Vencatachellum, an expert in cultural industries and crafts, an honorary member of the World Crafts Council (WCC) and a coordinator of the International Centre for Handicrafts Development (RIDA).
 
Workshop participants attended sessions on the creative industries and crafts sector, markets and marketing, and the role of intellectual property rights in crafts, among others.
 
The project aims to foster the sustainable development of the creative industries in the field of heritage crafts (traditional handicrafts, museum sources and applied art) in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia, contributing to transnational cooperation in the sector among participant countries and the EU.
 
The €12 million Eastern Partnership Culture Programme aims at assisting the Partner Countries in their cultural policy reform at government level, as well as capacity building and improving professionalism of cultural operators in the region. It seeks to strengthen regional cultural links and dialogue within the Eastern Partnership region, and between the EU and ENP Eastern countries' cultural networks and actors. (ENPI Info Centre)
 
Read more
 
Press release
 
Project information sheet
 
Eastern Partnership Culture Programme – website
 
Eastern Partnership Culture Programme – fiche and news
 
ENPI Info Centre - Tapping in to priorities for culture: programme visits take the pulse in Eastern partners
 
ENPI Info Centre information pack - The Eastern Partnership: a path to stability and prosperity
 

 


NEWS
Challenges of switchover to digital broadcasting in Eastern Partnership countries discussed at workshop in Prague
 The challenges of switchover to digital broadcasting in the EU and in the...
EU and Belarus discuss modernisation agenda
Education, social reforms and regional development were high on the agenda of...
Apply now: scholarships for graduates from neighbourhood countries to study at the College of Europe
The College of Europe is offering a large number of scholarships to university...
FEATURES
Belarus: European universities open up for Belarus students
Belarus remains the only European state, which has not joined the Bologna...
Helping vulnerable families grow healthy
Growing more healthy crops sounds simple enough, but for several displaced...
Three Questions to the EU Ambassador in Azerbaijan, Malena Mård
Regional and rural development, justice reform and development of education and...
PUBLICATIONS
Projects in Action 3: the human face of EU Neigbourhood cooperation
Projects in Action is back with its 3rd edition: the new feature story magazine...
Making Better Vocational Qualifications in ETF Partner Countries – ETF study
The European Training Foundation has recently published a study on...
Young people not in employment, education or training in the EU Neighbourhood Countries – ETF Report
 A study conducted by the ETF on the situation of young people not in...
LINKS