Pool of experts in cultural policies
Baltà Portolés, Jordi (Spain)
For the past ten years, Mr Baltà has carried out research and training activities in the fields of cultural policies and their contribution to sustainable development, the diversity of cultural expressions, international cultural cooperation, comparative cultural policy research and the evaluation of cultural policies and projects. He was also a project coordinator and researcher at the Interarts Foundation (2001-2014).
He has provided technical assistance to city level officials and national level authorities responsible for international cultural cooperation. Mr Baltà has a thorough knowledge of the 2005 Convention and has experience of working in several Latin American countries as well as in Niger and Mozambique.
Technical assistance mission undertaken
► Niger: the cultural turn to development and poverty reduction
Jordi helped develop an adapted training programme in cultural-industry support, management and development, as well as train national ministerial employees and trainers from local offices.