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)

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)

Friends of Creative Economy Forum Features Panel Discussions with Various Themes

Friends of Creative Economy Forum Features Panel Discussions with Various Themes

Bekraf, Nusa Dua – The 2019 Friends of Creative Economy (FCE) was opened with the performance of Bali Mask dance (Tari Topeng) and Kul-kul (traditional wooden bell) ceremony.

Prior to the opening ceremony, Vice-Chairman of the Indonesian Agency for Creative Economy (Bekraf) and Vice-Minister of Indonesian Foreign Affairs A.M. Fachir delivered their remarks before the participants and delegates at the Courtyard by Marriott, Nusa Dua, Bali, on Monday (2/8/2019).

Afterwards, panel discussions featuring a number of speakers were held.

The first discussion panel adopting the theme “Collaboration and Collective Behaviours of FCE” was moderated by Agustiano Sofjan (Ministry of Foreign Affairs). The speakers raised different subthemes; Dr. Marisa Henderson (UNCTAD) talked about Our Common Steps: Creative Economy Promotion in International Organization; Professor Ian O. Williamson (Victoria University) talked about the Future of Human Capital in Creative Economy; Fransiska Prihadi (Minikino) talked about Women & Youth; Marching Together, Creatively; while Nicolas J. A. Buchoud (Grand Paris Alliance) talked about History Speaks!: The Case of Creative Economy.

Dr. Marisa Henderson said that creative economy covers a wide range of products, including film, music, mobile applications and games, and many more, adding that the development of creative industry must support local residents in promotion and acceleration.

“National policy is important; thus, cooperation between Bekraf and Ministry of Foreign Affairs is an appropriate measure,” she added.

In the meantime, the second speaker Fransiska Prihadi introduced Minikino to the participants. Minikino is an Indonesia’s voluntary short film organization established in 2002 that promotes transfer of knowledge and networking among filmmakers and audiences.

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. (Kris)

Friends of Creative Economy Meeting 2019 Highlights Bali Agenda, WCCE

Friends of Creative Economy Meeting 2019 Highlights Bali Agenda, WCCE

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)

CreatiVillage Attracts WCCE 2018 Participants

CreatiVillage Attracts WCCE 2018 Participants

Bali, 11/07/2018 – CreatiVillage exhibition showcases various creative products attracts the participants of World Conference on Creative Economy (WCCE) 2018 in Nusa Dua, Bali, 6—8 November 2018.

CreatiVillage features booths named after Islands in Indonesia such as Java, Kalimantan, Sulawesi, Aceh, and Papua to represent the country’s cultural diversity. In these booths, government and private institutions showcases their products. In addition, delegates can also use these booths for small meetings to discuss the creative economy.

The exhibition features various types of brands, such as regional coffee brands, craft, and weaving. Several WCCE participating countries also set up their boothswhich generally display cultural and educational cooperation programs.

Karangasem Bali Booth, for example, attracts visitors for its Salak wine. Visitors are seen lining up in order to get free salak wine. “It tastes amazing and so refreshing,” said Rena, a visitor from Jakarta.

In addition, Karangasem booth was also attended by Karangasem Regent I Gusti Ayu Mas Sumatri. A number of visitors were seen queuing for taking selfie with the Regent.

“I’m so glad that Bekraf hold this event. “Karangasem is taking part in this event to further introduce our region to the international community,” Sumatri said with a smile.

The World Conference on Creative Economy (WCCE) is the first international conference to discuss the creative economy. The event held at the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center (BNDCC) on 6—8 November carries the theme Inclusively Creative by raising five main issues, namely social cohesion, regulation, marketing, ecosystems, and financing of the creative industry.

The event is attended by representatives from more than 30 countries and more than 1,500 participants. WCCE 2018 will also formulate Bali Declaration which will be proposed to the UN General Assembly next year. This is expected to further strengthen the ecosystem and support the development of the world’s creative economy that has entered the era of 4.0.  (mm)