Bekraf, Nusa Dua – Bali Agenda – which serves as the follow-up of the World Conference on Creative Economy – is a key point discussed in the 2019 Friends of Creative Economy (FCE) Meeting.

This year’s meeting which was organized by the Indonesian Agency for Creative Economy (Bekraf) in collaboration with Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs is held on Monday – Tuesday (2-3/9/2019) at the Courtyard by Marriott Bali Nusa Dua Resort, Bali.

Bekraf Deputy Chairman for Inter-institutional and Regional Relations Endah Wahyu Sulistianti during a panel discussion also mentioned the WCCE and Bali Agenda, along with its implementation. According to her, there are 21 points produced from the Bali Agenda expected to serve as a fundamental base for the delegates attending the meeting on behalf of their respective countries to develop creative industry at the global level.

Quoting the remarks of Minister of Foreign Affairs at the WCCE last year, Endah also said that cooperation is really important, adding that through the cooperation, stakeholders are expected to promote and develop creative economy in the global landscape.

“Let us take a look back to WCCE. Creative Economy renews our commitment for sustainable economy. Indonesia believes and understands that the three top priorities that should be pursued to develop creative economy are cooperation, cooperation, and cooperation,” she added.

For the record, the FCE is a multi-stakeholder forum that involves academicians, businessmen, the government, communities, and media (pentahelix) from various countries. This annual event raises various issues and the development of creative economy aimed at promoting international collaboration in creative economy in a more inclusive manner.

The event, which was attended by 200 delegates from 37 countries and international organizations, adopts the theme “Reviewing the Implementation of Bali Agenda.”  Bali Agenda for Creative Economy is the follow-up of the World Conference on Creative Economy 2018 on 6-8 November 2018 in Nusa Dua, Bali. The Bali Agenda contains 21 road maps for countries to advance their creative economy and to mainstream the issue of creative economy at the global level. (JAN)