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09/22/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 09/21/2020 23:34

UNESCO’s Creative Café: Webinar on “Government's Initiatives to Promote Creative Industry and Heritage of Bangladesh during and after COVID-19”

UNESCO Dhaka Office invites you to the Webinar Platform 'Creative Cafe' on 'Government's Initiatives to Promote Creative Industry and Heritage of Bangladesh during and after COVID-19'.

UNESCO believe that initiatives taken at government levels can yield important innovative solutions to face the complex challenges of the pandemic in the short, medium and long term.

Within this context, UNESCO Dhaka Office organized this webinar to highlight some initiatives and measures taken by the authorities and key stakeholders to protect and promote the culture - including the creative industries and heritage of Bangladesh - during the next months as well as post-COVID-19.

In the webinar, speakers placed the importance on establishment of solid structure plans to protect the creative industries and heritage sector of Bangladesh and cooperation with the relevant stakeholders including government authorities, artists, site managers and heritage experts to come up with ideas to cope with the pandemic.

Our guests in the webinar' were: Mr. Liaquat Ali Lucky, Director General, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy and Mr. Md. Hanna Mia, Director General, Department of Archaeology. Welcome speech: Ms. Beatrice Kaldun, Head of Office and UNESCO Representative to Bangladesh

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