2019: CONFERENCE (Paris) – UKCCD participates in submission from civil society organisations to Conference of Parties in UNESCO
2018: Took part in the Cultural Diversity: How to sustain it in the Digital Era conference at the European Parliament (January)
2017: Participated in research and write-up of first Civil Society Report submitted to UNESCO Cultural Secretariat
- Citizens campaign for Public Service Broadcasting – campaign leaflet
- April: Partnering with the European Movement to form Creatives4Europe and bringing together a network of creative industry/arts/culture organisations to lobby for REMAIN – launched at the House of Lords
- Submission to the Government Consultation on the Future of the BBC advocating, inter alia, an independent model of governance (September)
- Campaigning to include cultural targets in Post Millennium Development Goals
- International Context for National Cultural Strategy & Review on creative industries and the digital economy – Submission to Labour Party (February)
- UKCCD partners with European coalitions for Brussels event on ‘Culture in EU External Relations’
- February: Took part in the Fiscal Regulation conference in Brussels
2013: UK Quadrennial Review – Advised UK National Commission and DCMS on final submission of 4-year assessment of action to promote the convention and follow through for next report. See UNESCO site for national Periodic Reports.
2012: UKCCD established as the MEP Platform for Cultural Diversity, Brussels (Jan)
- June: Took part in the panel discussion of the Forum for Young Leaders on Cultural Policy: How can UNESCO’s Convention on the Protection and Promotion of Diversity of Cultural Expressions (2005) strengthen UK Cultural Policy?
- December: UKCCD hosted an International forum – Promoting Diversity of Cultural Expression in the UK: How can UNESCO’s Convention strengthen UK Cultural Policy?
2009: Parliamentary Business – House of Lords – Creative Industries Debate moved by Lord Bragg to call attention to the contribution of the creative industries to the United Kingdom economy; and to move for Papers (June)
- November: Hosted the Development Seminar with Commonwealth Foundation – How can UK and Commonwealth approaches to development benefit from UNESCO’s Convention on the Protection and Promotion of Diversity of Cultural Expressions (2005)?
- May: Convened the Globalisation Conference – Globalisation: A threat to diversity of cultural expressions?