UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions
Danielle Cliche is Secretary of the UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (2005) and Chief of Section on the Diversity of Cultural Expressions. She ensures implementation of the Convention worldwide, supports the work of the governing bodies and manages a team responsible for related operational programmes. In 2013, she led an inter-agency team with the UN Office for South-South Cooperation to produce the 2013 UN Creative Economy Report Special Edition, ‘Widening Local Development Pathways’. Previously she was Research Manager for the European Institute of Comparative Cultural Research (ERICarts Institute) and Founding Co-editor of the Compendium of Cultural Policies and Trends in Europe.