We support city-to-city learning and experimentation and provide a platform for reflection and exchange among cities at the vanguard of culture-led development
A growing number of cities and regions are leveraging their cultural assets as part of their broader local development strategies. They are also called to implement national strategies to support cultural and creative industries (often as part of national economic development, innovation or industrial development policies), and manage considerable public investment (as part of territorial cohesion or regional development policies in addition to cultural policies). Working across policy silos, combining national objectives with local priorities and initiatives is not an easy task and there is often a lack of:
The OECD Venice Office on Culture and Local Development addresses these needs by supporting city-to-city learning and experimentation. It informs and provides a platform for reflection and exchange among cities-front runners in culture-led development.
The OECD Venice Office was created in 2015 and is an integral part of the OECD Centre for Entreprenuership, SMEs, Regions and Cities.
10 October 2019| Venice, Italy: Spatial productivity for regional and local development - 5th meeting
6-7 December 2018 | Venice, Italy: Conference on Culture and Local Development
6 November 2018 | Venice, Italy: Workshop on Funding Arts and Culture - The Role of Non-Public Institutions
12 July 2018 | Venice, Italy Workshop on Culture and Well-Being - Defining the linkages
21 June 2018 | Venice, Italy Workshop on Measuring Creative Occupations in OECD Regions
For further information, please contact Ekaterina TRAVKINA.
The Office benefits from the support of the Venice Foundation and the Union of Veneto Region Chambers of Commerce