Culture Working Group organises Global Thematic Webinar

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The Culture Working Group (CWG) under India’s G20 Presidency organised a Global Thematic Webinar on the “Promotion of Cultural and Creative Industries and Creative Economy” on 19th April.

An overview of the news

  • This was the third in a series of four webinars focused on the priority areas expressed by the CWG.

  • The objective of the webinar was to foster an inclusive dialogue and facilitate in-depth discussions from an expert-driven perspective.

  • Govind Mohan, Secretary, Ministry of Culture and Chairman, CWG, emphasized on fostering a vibrant and inclusive cultural ecosystem, which values and supports creativity, which can have a positive impact on individuals, communities and society.

  • The webinar featured fruitful discussion and sharing of best practices on promoting the cultural and creative industries and the creative economy.

  • The webinar also brought together 43 experts from 28 countries, including G20 members and guest nations, as well as 13 international organizations and related institutions.

  • The first G20 Culture Group (CWG) meeting was held from 22 to 25 February 2023 in Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh.

Four priority areas of India’s CWG 

  • Protection and restitution of cultural property 

  • Harnessing living heritage for a sustainable future

  • Promotion of cultural and creative industries 

  • Creative economy; and leveraging digital technologies for Protection and promotion of culture

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