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Culture | CREATIVE INDUSTRIES DEVELOPMENT

Activate and invigorate the Culture and Creative Industries Council as an overarching mechanism for the integration and regulation of policies and programmes in this area

Achieved

Source: Jamaica Labour Party Manifesto pg.44 February 18, 2016

Wednesday July 24, 2019 | Jamaica Information Service

Creative Industries Council Up and Running

Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Hon. Olivia Grange, says the National Cultural and Creative Industries Council is now up and running.

Making her contribution to the 2019/20 Sectoral Debate in the House of Representatives on July 23, Ms. Grange noted that although only partly staffed, the Council has initiated actions in accordance with its seminal role – making things easier for the creative sector to access the mechanisms needed for their advancement.

“The Council, which resides in my Ministry, is now poised to take on the collation of data on the industry. This is essential for decision-making. We have been speaking about the paucity and inaccuracy of data for a very long time, so we are ensuring that this is done,” she said.