2019 Friends of Creative Economy Wraps Up

2019 Friends of Creative Economy Wraps Up

Bekraf, Nusa Dua – Friends of Creative Economy (FCE) Meeting was officially closed on Tuesday (3/9/2019).

The two-day event, which was attended by dozens of countries and hundreds of delegates, produced a number of conclusions stated in the Chair’s Summary.

The closing ceremony was marked by a remarks from Vice-Chairman of the Indonesian Agency for Creative Economy (Bekraf) Ricky Pesik. He expressed hope that the messages of this event can be conveyed by the delegates to their respective capitals.

“Creative economy is our future. We have to open up its potentials that can exceed generations and times, including measures to achieve the 2030 sustainable development goals (SDGs),” Ricky said.

He added that in this case, Indonesia is always open to further discuss and collaborate on the issues of creative economy

Ricky went on to say that supports and cooperation are needed to mainstream the issues of creative economy at the global level and at the multilateral level, particularly in relation to Indonesia’sintention to adopt draft of UN General Assembly Resolution on International Year of Creative Economy for Sustainable Development, 2021 as well as Indonesia’s proposal to establish Global Center of Excellence and International Cooperation for Creative Economy (G-CINC).

“See you in Dubai and enjoy Bali!” he concluded.

FCE is a multi-stakeholder forum involving academicians, business players, the government, communities, and the media (pentahelix) from various countries. This annual event highlights a host of issues and the development of creative economy and aims at promoting international collaboration on creative economy in a more inclusive manner.

The event, which was attended by 200 delegates and 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 held on 6 – 8 November 2018 in Nusa Dua, Bali. The Bali Agenda contains 21 road maps for countries to advance creative and mainstream the issues of creative economy at the global level. (Kris)

Bekraf and Foreign Ministry Introduce G-CINC in FCE 2019

Bekraf and Foreign Ministry Introduce G-CINC in FCE 2019

Bali, Nusa Dua – Global Center of Excellence and International Cooperation for Creative Economy (G-CINC) was the last topic discussed in the 2019 Friends of Creative Economy (FCE) Meeting.

The discussion, which was led by Deputy Chairperson for Inter-institutional and Regional Relations of the Indonesian Agency for Creative Economy (Bekraf) Endah Wahyu Sulistianti, also featured Dina Dellyana from Bandung Institute of Technology, who introduced G-CINC to the participants.

G-CINC is a program initiated by Bekraf in collaboration with Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It serves as a global focal point of international research, development, and acceleration of cooperation which promotes the advancement of creative economy globally.

The statement was made by Dina Dellyana on the second day of the 2019 FCE Meeting held on Tuesday (3/9), at the Courtyard by Marriott, Nusa Dua, Bali.

“To realize those objectives, we carry out four missions. They are, among others, increasing capacity and capability of creative industry players, improving downstream and upstream access for global creative industry players, improving access to information, lesson learned and best practices, as well as promoting cooperation and collaboration among governments and among stakeholders,” Dina stated.

In the meantime, Endah as the Co-chair asserted that the G-CINC was initiated from the implementation of Bali Agenda number 7, 8, and 10.

“G-CINC is Indonesia’s concrete action to support FCE forum. The G-CINC is approved by the National Development Planning Board (Bappenas) so they can manifest and complete the programs,” Endah 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)

SDGs Resolution Includes International Year of Creative Economy

SDGs Resolution Includes International Year of Creative Economy

Bekraf, Nusa Dua – Following the first session on the second day of the Friends of Creative Economy (FCE) Meeting that discussed three topics, namely Adoption of the Agenda, the Report of the First Day’s Panel Discussion, and the FCE Discussion on the Implementation of Bali Agenda on Creative Economy, the second session discussed UN General Assembly Resolution on International Year of Creative Economy.

The session was moderated by Acting Director of Trade, Commodities, and Intellectual Property of Indonesian Foreign Affairs Ministry Agustaviano Sofjan and featured Special Advisor to the Indonesian Foreign Affairs Minister Ina H. Krisnamurthi.

The session was held in the series of the 2019 FCE Meeting on Tuesday (3/9) comprising five agenda items, among others, Adoption of the Agenda, the Report of the First Day’s Panel Discussion, the FCE Discussion on the Implementation of Bali Agenda on Creative Economy, UN General Assembly Resolution on International Year of Creative Economy, and Global Center of Excellence in International Cooperation & Creative Economy (G-CINC).

In her presentation, Ina raised the issue of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) or known as the Global Goals. The SDGs is adopted by all members of the United Nations (UN) to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure that everyone can enjoy peace and prosperity by 2030.

“Creativity, knowledge, technology, and financial sources from all layers of society are needed to achieve the SDGs in every context. We believe creative economy can fulfill all SDGs’ objectives,” she said.

In achieving the SDGs’ objectives by 2030, she added, the UN has also formulated a draft of the UN resolutions in developing creative industry which will involve all countries and stakeholders. One of the resolutions is declaring 2021 as the International Year of Creative Economy for Sustainable Development.

“I expect support and participation from all delegates to fulfill this common objectives,” Ina added.

FCE is a multi-stakeholder forum involving academicians, business players, the government, communities, and the media (pentahelix) from various countries. This annual event highlights a host of issues and the development of creative economy and aims at promoting international collaboration on creative economy in a more inclusive manner.

The event, which was attended by 200 delegates and 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 held on 6 – 8 November 2018 in Nusa Dua, Bali. The Bali Agenda contains 21 road maps for countries to advance creative and mainstream the issues of creative economy at the global level. (YSF)

2019 FCE Continues on Second Day

2019 FCE Continues on Second Day

Bekraf, Nusa Dua – Discussions among delegates of Friends of Creative Economy (FCE) held at Courtyard by Marriott in Nusa Dua, Bali proceeded to the second day.

The second day was opened with a report from Deputy to Chairperson of the Indonesian Agency for Creative Economy (Bekraf) for Regional and Institutional Relations Endah Wahyu Sulistianti about points discussed on the first day’s panel discussions.

“Yesterday, there were in total three panel discussion discussing the issues of Collaboration and Collective Behaviors of FCE, Enabling Ecosystem Development, and Celebration, Promotion, and Enablement of SDGs, Cultural Heritage, and Diversity,” she said.

In the meantime, the discussion on the implementation of Bali Agenda on Creative Economy was led by Acting Director of Trade, Commodities, and Intellectual Property of Indonesian Foreign Affairs Ministry Agustaviano Sofjan. On that occasion, Agus invited the delegates to share their experiences and policies in their respective countries regarding creative economy.

“The goal of this discussion is to learn from each other about how to build creative economy in the future from the perspectives of your respective countries,” he said.

Meanwhile, Bekraf Deputy Chairperson Ricky Pesik added that in Indonesia, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s government takes creative economy seriously and the government’s vision is to make creative economy the backbone of the country’s economy. He added that as a step forward, creative economy, which was previously coordinated by the Indonesian Agency of Creative Economy, will be handled by Ministry of Digital and Creative Economy.

On that occasion, representatives from countries such as Bulgaria, Pakistan, the United Kingdom, Colombia, Bangladesh, and Finland, as well as representatives from UNCTAD also shared measures they have taken (in developing creative economy). They also expressed gratitude for the opportunities in taking part in this event.

FCE is a multi-stakeholder forum involving academicians, business players, the government, communities, and the media (pentahelix) from various countries. This annual event highlights a host of issues and the development of creative economy and aims at promoting international collaboration on creative economy in a more inclusive manner.

The event, which was attended by 200 delegates and 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 held on 6 – 8 November 2018 in Nusa Dua, Bali. The Bali Agenda contains 21 road maps for countries to advance creative and mainstream the issues of creative economy at the global level. (Kris)

UN Resolution and G-CINC Become Topics FCE Day 2

UN Resolution and G-CINC Become Topics FCE Day 2

Bekraf, Bali – Following the opening ceremony on Monday (2/9), the 2019 Friends of Creative Economy (FCE) Meeting presented discussion panels with various topics, among others Collaboration and Collective Behaviors of FCE, Enabling Ecosystem Development; and Celebration, Promotion, and Enablement of SDGs, Cultural Heritage, and Diversity. A Welcoming Dinner was held in the evening.

“The second day will be allocated to hear experiences from your respective countries and best practices to implement Bali Agenda for Creative Economy. I believe this discussion will enrich knowledge in developing creative economy sector globally,” Head of the Indonesian Agency for Creative Economy (Bekraf) Triawan Munaf said in Welcoming Dinner of the 2019 Friends of Creative Economy Meeting.

The topics raised in the second day of the 2019 FCE are among others Adoption of the Agenda, the Report of the First Day’s Panel Discussion, the FCE Discussion on the Implementation of Bali Agenda on Creative Economy, UN General Assembly Resolution on International Year of Creative Economy, and Global Center of Excellence in International Cooperation & Creative Economy (G-CINC).

The discussions are led by Bekraf’sDeputy Chairman for Inter-institutional and Regional Relations Endah Wahyu Sulistianti and Acting Director for Trade, Commodity, and Intellectual Property of Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Indonesia Agustaviano Sofjan.

To follow up the UN General Assembly Resolution on International Year of Creative Economy and Global Center of Excellence in International Cooperation & Creative Economy (G-CINC) is a commitment of the Indonesian Government in strengthening global creative economy. The UN Resolution itself aims at raising awareness on the importance of creative economy and creating momentum for the international community to develop creative economy. The G-CINC also serves as a hub to connect experts, entrepreneurs, and micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises in creative economy. The G-CINC is also expected to become a center for research and capacity building on creative economy sector among countries.