Region: Africa
Convention Status: Ratified
Date of Ratification: 2/9/2008

News and Events

New video: testimonies on policy monitoring from Senegal and Ethiopia

Every four years, countries who ratified the UNESCO’s 2005 Convention on the Protection and...

Building knowledge and expertise on the 2005 Convention in Ethiopia

The first in a series of 12 training programs to build knowledge and skills of professionals...


Enhancing Fundamental Freedoms through the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

Capacity-building activities for policy monitoring serve to support evidence-based policy, also strengthening informed, transparent and...

Young Specialists in Africa

Africa is a strong supporter of the 2005 Convention, boasting a high ratification rate. Many countries in the region...

Field Activities



In recent years, the culture sector in Ethiopia has increasingly been seen as a central element for the...