The document will be ready by August 1st
The government held a meeting of the Economic Creative Industry Development Working Group and reported primeminister.kz.
The government plans to formulate a concept for the development of creative industries by August 1. The document will reflect the government’s development of creative entrepreneurship, bringing creative products to export markets, training and retraining creative industry personnel, supporting Kazakhstan’s talents, and managing intellectual property rights and other measures.
Recall that the head of state Kassim-Jomart Tokayev (Kassym-Jomart Tokayev) previously instructed the government to formulate basic methods for the development of the creative economy, and at the Almaty Further Development Conference held on March 17 Announcing that a solution must be worked out. Laws and regulations.
The concept will be developed in collaboration with international organizations, civil society, business representatives and experts. Representatives of UNESCO and the British Council, Danat Zhumin, head of the Creative Industries Development Project Office, and representatives of the Kazakhstan Creative Entrepreneurs Association, the Kazakhstan Creative Entrepreneurs Association, and the Turkic-speaking Countries Creative Industries Association NPP Atameken said that the Almaty Creative Industries Committee, women in the creative industries have also joined the joint work: Eurasian Games Association, domestic brand Juzz Entertainment (Ninth City, Alba, Denali), Kazakhstan KVN Union Jaidarman. It is also planned to involve creative unions, production centers, famous architects, artists, craftsmen, musicians and other participants in the creative market in writing documents.
Galina Koretskaya, Head of the Cultural and Creative Economy Project of the British Council, pointed out that the government’s approach to the development of creative industries is fully in line with the recommendations of international experts in the industry. Kazakhstan’s experience can be a model not only for Central Asian countries, but also for other developments. China.
In turn, Ernar Kurmashev, Chairman of the Council of Creative Entrepreneurs Association, thanked the government for its attention to the creative industry. In his view, today’s creative entrepreneurs need the support of the state more than ever. Dozens of creative companies have been hit hard due to restrictions related to the flu pandemic. Ernar Kurmashev said: “If the government believes in us and supports creative people, then we will be able to increase the export of creative products by at least 5 times within a few years and make a significant contribution to the country’s economic development.”
When summarizing the results of the first meeting of the working group, the country’s first deputy prime minister, Alikhan Smailov, pointed out that the development of the creative economy affects a wide range of issues and requires coordinated work. He gave several instructions to various ministries and rebels.
The creative economy is a special sector of the economy based on creative activities. It includes music, fashion, design, architecture, cinema, IT, media, theater, etc. Today, the creative economy is one of the fastest growing sectors of the economy. According to international experts, the contribution of creative industries to world GDP exceeds US$2.6 trillion (about 3%). The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 2021 as the “International Year of Innovative Economy for Sustainable Development”. Many developed countries have adopted strategies and plans to develop the creative economy, including Singapore, South Korea, Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. Recently, the UAE announced that it has begun to implement a creative economy strategy in Dubai. The Russian Ministry of Culture formulated the “Concept for the Development of Creative Industries”.
Kazakhstan established a creative industry development project office
Danat Zhumin will lead the project office