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“Culture in Times of COVID-19: Resilience, Recovery and Revival” Report

“Culture in Times of COVID-19: Resilience, Recovery and Revival” Report

The  Department of Culture and Tourism— Abu Dhabi and UNESCO co-published Culture in Times of COVID-19: Resilience, Recovery and Revival, giving a global overview of the impact of the pandemic on the culture sector since March 2020, and outlining directions for its revival.

Using data from more than 100 industry reports, 40 expert interviews, and economic analyses, the publication underscores the need for an integrated approach to the recovery of the culture sector and calls for a re-framing of the value of and support for culture, as a critical foundation for a more diverse and sustainable society.

For UNESCO and DCT—Abu Dhabi, this report represents the continuation of an ongoing collaboration on a series of strategic initiatives that support a joint commitment to advancing culture as a public good and protecting and promoting the diversity of cultural expressions to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.


Click here to read the report.