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)

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)

FCE Formulates Follow-ups of Bali Agenda Implementation

FCE Formulates Follow-ups of Bali Agenda Implementation

Bekraf, Nusa Dua – The Indonesian Agency for Creative Economy (Bekraf) in collaboration with the Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday – Tuesday (2-3/9/2019) once again hold the Friends of Creative Economy (FCE) in Nusa Dua, Bali.

This event seeks to discuss policy directions, inventory of ideas, resolving of problems in creative economy, as well as strategies to develop global creative economy.

“We would like to invite all countries to collaborate with Indonesia in promoting creative economy through World Conference on Creative Economy,” said Vice-Chairman of Indonesian Agency for Creative Economy Ricky Joseph Pesik during the opening of FCE.

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.

In line with the goal of WCCE, Indonesian Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs AM Fachir underlined the importance of raising awareness about creative economy at the global level.

“The government plays a pivotal role in mainstreaming the issue to the international forum, among others through collaboration with several related UN bodies, as well as by proposing a draft of resolution on creative economy at the UN forums,” he said.

The event, which was attended by 200 delegates from 37 countries and international organizations, adopts the theme “Reviving 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.

This two-day forum also discussed the topics of Collaboration and Collective Behaviors of FCE, Enabling Ecosystem Development, and Celebration, Promotion, and Enablement of SDs, Cultural Heritage and Diversity.

The result of the FCE 2019 is expected to serve as the material guideline for the convening of the second WCCE in 2020 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

THE FCE 2019 presents a number of high-ranking officials, among others Chairman of the Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) Thomas Lembong, Manager for Arts, Culture and Heritage Salama bint Hamdan Al Nahyan Foundation Khulood Khaldoon Al Atiyar, Head of Innovative Financing Lab of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) M. Didi Haridiana, Chief of Creative Economy Programme of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Dr. Marisa Henderson; Executive Director of Creative Economy Agency (CEA) of Thailand Apisit Laistrooglia: French Film Producer Marc Piton; Public Relations Director of Traveloka Sufintri Rahayu, and VP of Public Policy and Government Relations of e-commerce provider Tokopedia Astri Wahyuni.

World Conference on Creative Economy is a world conference on creative economy that was initiated and organized by Indonesia. The 2018 WCCE managed to attract global attention. A host of countries offered themselves to host the 2020 WCCE. The next conference is scheduled to be convened in Dubai.

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)