The Role of Creative Industries in the Global Value Chain and Regional and Cultural Development

08 Jun , 10:00–11:15
The Global Economy in Search of a Balance
Pavilion F, conference hall F3

Creative industries are increasingly regarded as an important driver of economic growth which allows many countries and companies to infiltrate global value chains and simultaneously solve an array of social and cultural problems. Drawing on the UN-based approach, creative industries are essentially creating, producing and distributing goods and services grounded in creative and intellectual capital, where the economic value of the end product is connected to and corresponds to its intellectual (or cultural) value. Why are creative industries significant in the process of creating a global value chain, developing regions and preserving heritage? Which of the creative industry sectors are, in our opinion, most promising in terms of creating a global value chain, developing regions and preserving heritage? What are the main development trends in the creative industry, nationally and worldwide, as regards the creation of a global value chain and both regional and cultural development?

Nataliya Loseva, Deputy Editor-in-Chief, International News Agency Rossiya Segodnya

Marlen Bakalli, Industrial Development Officer, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
Perminder Jeet Kaur, Director, ASSOCHAM
Gulnaz Kadyrova, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation
Aleksandra Kaloshina, Founder, Solstudio Textile Group
Anna Lebsak-Kleimans, Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Fashion Consulting Group
Ilya Malenko, Minister of Industry and Trade, Novgorod Region
Veronika Peshkova, President, Foundation for the Development of Public Diplomacy Women's Perspective; Goodwill Ambassador, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
Zou Ciyong, Director, Department of Programmes, Partnerships and Field Integration, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
Olga Yarilova, Deputy Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation