Project

Strengthening capacities for periodic reporting under the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in Africa

  • Project budget:
    • US$ 250,000
  • Source:
    • Saudi Arabia Funds-in-Trust
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 01/07/2023 - 01/07/2024

Benefitting country(ies): Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Somalia, South Sudan, Togo, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Overview:

Africa is the fourth region to be undertaking periodic reporting under the revised regional cycle approved by the General Assembly of States Parties to the Convention [Decision 14.COM 8]. The present project aims to strengthen the human and institutional capacities of States Parties in the region, in conducting a thorough review of the state of safeguarding policies, programmes, and initiatives in ›››


Strengthening the capacities of States Parties for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage in Western Africa (Sahel)

  • Project budget:
    • US$ 59,571
  • Source:
    • UNESCO - Regular budget
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 01/01/2020 - 31/12/2021

Benefitting country(ies): Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Senegal


Strengthening the capacities of States Parties for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage in Western Africa (Sahel)

  • Project budget:
    • US$ 51,114
  • Source:
    • UNESCO - Regular budget
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 01/01/2018 - 01/12/2019

Benefitting country(ies): Cabo Verde, Mali, Niger, Senegal


Strengthening national capacities for effective intangible cultural heritage safeguarding in selected PALOP countries

  • Project budget:
    • US$ 1,058,905
  • Source:
    • Norway earmarked contribution to the Fund
  • Dates of implementation:
    • 01/01/2012 - 01/05/2016
  • Documents:

Benefitting country(ies): Angola, Cabo Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Sao Tome and Principe

Overview:

The project aims to built national capacity in these Portuguese speaking countries to safeguard the intangible cultural heritage. The project pays particular attention at building a critical level of experience and knowledge, both in government institutions, civil society and in selected communities. Another aim of the project is to prepare a regional cooperation mechanism amongst Lusophone countries in Africa in ›››

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