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)

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.

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)

Government-Private Collaboration Needed in Building Indonesia’s Super Ecosystem of Creative Economy

Government-Private Collaboration Needed in Building Indonesia’s Super Ecosystem of Creative Economy

Bekraf, Nusa Dua – Adopting the theme “Enabling Ecosystem Development”, the second panel in the Friends of Creative Economy (FCE) Meeting 2019 featured Director of Public Policy and Government Relations of e-commerce platform Tokopedia Astri Wahyuni, who underlined the importance of collaboration between the Government and the private sector in building the ecosystem of creative economy in Indonesia.

The panel in general discussed the role of the private sector in building creative economy. The panel was part of the FCE Meeting 2019 that was officially opened by Vice-Chairman of the Indonesian Agency for Creative Economy (Bekraf) and Vice-Minister of Indonesian Foreign Affairs A.M. Fachir at the Courtyard by Marriott, Nusa Dua, Bali, on Monday (2/9/2019).

“Indonesia is home to a very promising market for creative economy. With the collaboration established between the government and the private sector, it is expected that in the future will not only become an ecosystem but will also become a super-ecosystem of global creative economy,” Astri said.

Astri added that an inclusive collaboration is needed to build an ecosystem of creative economy that not only involves everyone but also the environment.

In the meantime, Manager for Arts, Culture and Heritage Salama bint Hamdan Al Nahyan of Foundation Khulood Khaldoon Al Atiyat noted that a design or a product must be environmentally friendly. One of the examples she cited is the use of date palm, which in this case is date fruit.

“Making use of date is one of the measures in making the United Arab Emirates green again. All these are not about the design world, but it’s about how we design the world,” she said in the second session panel.

Meanwhile, the second panel, moderated by Dr. Dina Dellyana, in addition to featuring Astri Wahyuni and Khulood Khaldoon Al Atiyat, also featured Sufintri Rahayu who raised the issue of  “Ingredients of Success in Creative Economy”, as well as Elwin Mok whose topic is “Amplify Creatively: Media’s Position in Creative Economy”.

For the record, this year’s FCE was convened for two days from 2 September until 3 September 2019.

The first day of the forum was divided into three discussion panels. The first one discussed the issue of Collaboration and Collective Behavior of FCE; the second one discussed the issue of Enabling Ecosystem Development, and the third one discussed the issue of Celebration, Promotion, and Enablement of SDGs, Cultural Heritage, and Diversity.

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.