"When culture is understood as the basis of development, the very notion of cultural policy has to be considerably broadened. Any policy for development must be profoundly sensitive to and inspired by culture itself." This is one of the far-reaching conclusions of the Report entitled "Our Creative Diversity".
It has long been part of UNESCO's clearing-house functions to convey fresh thinking to the general public around the world. The Organization has accordingly turned to Christopher Gordon and Simon Mundy, inviting them to bring their acumen and experience to bear on the matter of cultural policy reviews and requirements for a sustainable cultural policy.
This book marks both an end and a beginning: the former inasmuch as it denotes the maturing of lengthy reflection on the part of a considerable number of individuals and institutions worldwide, and the latter in that it maps out a course for cultural policy design and application for the years to come.
MOTS CLES · Amérique du Nord · Asie · Culture · Développement durable · Diversité culturelle · Droits culturels · Europe · Politique culturelle · Science politique