Cultural and Creative Industries

In recent times, the creative industries including publishing, music, cinema, crafts and design, are increasingly recognized as a driving force for economic growth and employment in many parts of the world. In this regard, UNESCO plays an important role in developing standard methodologies that countries can adopt and adapt to the local context.

UNESCO New Delhi encourages member states in the South Asia region to raise standards of the quality of work among craft producers, thereby enhancing their access to the international market.

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