Region: Africa
Convention Status: Ratified
Date of Ratification: 7/11/2006
Point of Contact

Point of contacts

Ministère de la Culture et du Tourisme
BP 4011-Dakar, SENEGAL
Business phone number: 
221 33 823 8354
221 33 821 1770

News and Events

Launch of Global Report “Re|Shaping Cultural Policies” in Dakar

UNESCO’s 2018 Global Report “Re|Shaping Cultural Policies” will be launched at the Musée Théodore...

Seven new projects set to receive IFCD funding

On 13 December 2017, seven initiatives to boost the creative economy around the world were selected...

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...

Celebrating Senegal’s Creativity with Renewed Commitment to the 2005 Convention

For Senegalese hip hop artist, Moona Yanni, the world of creativity and music in particular, is a...

Senegal is launching its first periodic report on contemporary creation

The 1st March 2016, Senegal, one of the first countries to ratify the 2005 Convention on the...


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



Culture has long been considered a vehicle for...