Creative industry 4.0 offers vast opportunities for developing countries

A new UNCTAD report provides policy options for developing countries to harness new technological trends for their creative economies. 21 April marks World Creativity and Innovation Day, a day to increase awareness about the role of creativity and innovation in problem-solving and sustainable development. This year, UNCTAD celebrates this day with...

ICCIRA’s Vice Chairman Marco Valente at the 19th WFTGA Convention

Nesta, the Project that started in 2021 as a PhD thesis in Archaeology, by the University of Evora, subordinated to the Theme: Project Research, Archaeology, Study and Tourist Valuation – Cultural – Environment l of sites of Heritage of interest in Castro Verde (Acting model for Limitro Councils). But what...

CALL FOR MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

International Cultural and Creative Industries Regulatory Authority As the 2021 Board term is coming to an end, and ICCIRA is seeking for (3) board members. Please visit the International Cultural and Creative Industries Regulatory Authority website: https://www.iccira.org Procedures: 1. Please register your interest and apply by sending us an email...

The Story of ICCIRA

How ICCIRA Was Created? The International Cultural and Creative Industries Regulatory Authority (ICCIRA) is a non-profit, multi selective and interactive think-tank, research, observatory, legislative and policy drafting and legal advisory organisation, currently relocating to Brussels, Belgium.   ICCIRA was founded by Panayiotis Neufelt, with the assistance of co-founder Christos-Laurence Neufelt-Boras,...

Now, China develops AI ‘prosecutor’

As artificial intelligence(AI) technology gathers momentum worldwide, reports claim China has developed an AI “prosecutor” which can charge people using the high-end technology. According to Chinese researchers, the AI “prosecutor” can file charges against an accused with over 97 per cent accuracy based on verbal description. The machine has reportedly been built by...

UNESCO member states adopt the first ever global agreement on the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence

Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO presented Thursday the first ever global standard on the ethics of artificial intelligence adopted by the member states of UNESCO at the General Conference. This historical text defines the common values and principles which will guide the construction of the necessary legal infrastructure to ensure...

Simon Rattle: Music faces a grim future unless Brexit red tape is cut

By Robert Dex @RobDexES Sir Simon Rattle said the future for music in this country is “grim” unless something is done to cut the Brexit red tape stopping musicians touring in Europe. The Government’s Brexit deal was criticised for failing to negotiate visa-free travel and Europe-wide permits for musicians and crew. A recent agreement with 19 countries...

Cultural Relations – Key Approaches in Fragile Contexts Report Available

A report on Cultural Relations – Key Approaches in Fragile Contexts offers evidence and recommendations to the EU, EU Member States and other interested countries, EUNIC members and partners on how cultural relations can enhance peace and stability. The study authored by Jordi Baltà, commissioned by EUNIC, ifa and the...

TEST DRIVES

Jordan Cronk on the 74th Cannes Film Festival Please visit ARTFORUM JUST AS, FOR MANY, the pandemic’s repercussions on the movie industry weren’t fully accepted as fact until the Cannes Film Festival canceled their 2020 edition, so too were international film events in physical space not considered a reality until director...

INVITATION – APPEL À PARTENAIRE BLOCKCHAIN, LÉGISLATURE CRÉATIVE INNOVANTE AVEC L’UTILISATION DE LA TECHNOLOGIE BLOCKCHAIN

ICCIRA RECHERCHE DES PARTENAIRES DE DÉVELOPPEMENT BLOCKCHAIN DOMAINE : Écologie internationale juridique, réglementaire et constitutionnelle de la blockchain sur les arts, la culture, les industries créatives et le divertissement. L’Autorité internationale de réglementation des industries culturelles et créatives, une organisation de réglementation à but non lucratif, ouvre la voie à...

INVITATION – CALL FOR BLOCKCHAIN PARTNER, INNOVATIVE CREATIVE LEGISLATURE, WITH THE USE OF BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY

ICCIRA IS SEEKING FOR BLOCKCHAIN DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS FIELD: International Legal, Regulatory and Constitutional Blockchain Ecology on Arts, Culture, Creative Industries and Entertainment Legislature. The International Cultural and Creative Industries Regulatory Authority a non-profit regulatory organisation, is paving the way for the future of International Arts, Culture, Creative Industries and Entertainment...

US removes UAE from intellectual property protection watch list

Wam/Abu Dhabi UAE’s removal from the list is the culmination of constructive cooperation. The United Arab Emirates has welcomed the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) decision to remove the country from the US intellectual property protection (IPP) Watch List. In its 2021 Special 301 Report, the USTR...

International Cultural and Creative Industries Regulatory Authority supports the Art Unites Us All.

An Initialive About Peace, Awareness, Creativity and Friendship by Domina Monriel The International Cultural and Creative Industries Regulatory Authority, in collaboration with the International Independent, which is an Arts, Culture, Creative Industries and Entertainment, Industrial Consortium, in the context of supporting cultural and artistic endeavours, supports the Art Unites Us All initiative, by...

Culture and Creativity: Regulatory Framework

Cultural and creative industries (CCIs) operate in a complex business environment, where they are defined by the standard regulations concerning businesses as well as intellectual property rights, taxation and many other issues. The policies and legislation governing these fields (i.e. the regulatory framework) should therefore work to facilitate artistic creation...

RESPONSIBLE TOURSIM SHOULD BE STRICLTY ENFORCED AT TOURISM DESTINATIONS

By Siti Suriawati Isa (Malaysia) ssuria4@upm.edu.my Feature photos credit: Pixabay Nowadays, more tourists prefer to get involved tourism activities related to nature. As a result, there are many terms introduced for this type of market such as, green tourism, nature tourism and responsible tourism. Basically, all these terms are closely...

(VARIETY EXCLUSIVE) Beyonce and Megan Thee Stallion Choreographer JaQuel Knight Launches Company to Copyright Dance Moves

By Jazz Tangcay Photo Credit: Jake Green JaQuel Knight has made history as the first choreographer to copyright his iconic dance moves. In a giant stride to take creative control, Knight has launched Knight Choreography and Music Publishing Inc. Knight shot to fame after crafting the moves in Beyonce’s “Single Ladies (Put a...

Artists Have Been Attempting to Secure Royalties on Their Work for More Than a Century. Blockchain Finally Offers Them a Breakthrough.

There’s a throughline from attempts to reform the art market in the ’60s to artists like Simon de la Rouviere’s work today. Charlotte Kent,  Screenshot of Simon de la Rouviere’s The Artwork Is Always on Sale V2 (2020). Amid all the recent backlash against NFTs, the real and exciting possibilities that blockchain...

Call for Members of the Board of Directors

ICCIRA is currently seeking for one (1) board member and additionally two (2) more trial board members. Please visit the International Cultural and Creative Industries Regulatory Authority website:https://www.iccira.org Please read the ICCIRA Constitution to get informed in advance. Procedures: Please register your interest and apply by sending us an email...

New York Theaters Are Dark, but These Windows Light Up With Art

The Irish Repertory Theater is streaming poetry readings, and Playwrights Horizons and St. Ann’s Warehouse are showcasing art dealing with race and injustice. By Colin Moynihan Like many cultural organizations, the Irish Repertory Theater in Manhattan has streamed pandemic programming on its website. But a few days ago, the theater added a new sort of...

Forces of Art

Forces of Art challenges assumptions and suggests new ways of thinking about the values that art and culture have for their societies. Through multiple perspectives, methodologies, and voices, it charts a path to understanding the complex ways in which artistic and cultural practices shape and are profoundly shaped by societies and...

Cultural Heritage

Cultural heritage could be described as a record of the genius of human beings. The legacy of artefacts, antiquities, sacred places as rituals, traditions and living expressions could be seen as unintelligible foot print left behind for the next generations to mark our path through this world. It’s unimaginable to...

Webster’s World of Cultural Policy

An online resource center for the study of cultural policyfrom the perspective of cultural democracy “Cultural policies reflect the fact than [humanity] today is faced with the choicebetween seeking a purblind and despairing escape in nihilism,or resolutely confronting the future.”— Augustin Girard with Genevieve GentilCultural development: experiences and policies,2nd ed....

China: The Ministry of Culture and Tourism on promoting high-quality digital cultural industry

In relation to: Ministry of Culture and Tourism, National Development and Reform Commission, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, Ministry of Public Security, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Transport, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Ministry of Commerce, State Administration of Market Regulation, Opinions on Deepening “Internet...

Archaeological report regarding the removal of the archaeological site in the Venizelos metro Station/Thessaloniki/Greece

By Robert G. Ousterhout, Professor of Byzantine Art and Architecture, Emeritus, Penn, Arts and Science, University of Pennsylvania, Department of History and Art. I was asked by the Association of Greek Archaeologists to express my opinion on the recent ministerial decision for the removal and relocation of the antiquities that...

Culture shock: COVID-19 and the cultural and creative sectors

OECD Policy Responses to Coronavirus (COVID-19) Summary Along with the tourism sector, cultural and creative sectors (CCS)1 are among the most affected by the current crisis, with jobs at risk ranging from 0.8 to 5.5% of employment across OECD regions… The venue-based sectors (such as museums, performing arts, live music, festivals,...

UK CREATECH PIONEERS SHOWCASED TO INDUSTRY INTERNATIONAL GROUPS

Fifty breakthrough UK businesses and projects harnessing creativity and technology are featured in a report published  at the Createch 2019 conference, part of London Technology Week. The ‘Ones to Watch’ report was launched at the annual Createch event, hosted by the Creative Industries Council (CIC) to bring together industry leaders,...

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