Ministerial meeting to encourage ratification in the Asia Pacific region

Shilpakala Academy
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November 2011 to June 2012

About the project

About the projectThe project aims to encourage follow-up events to be organised in other neighbor countries to continue the promotion and awareness-raising initiative of the convention. To do so, the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (National Academy of Fine & Performing Arts) of the Ministry of Cultural Affairs organized a three-day ministerial Forum in 2012, invited and encourage more countries in the Asia-Pacific region to ratify the 2005 Convention.Main activities:

  • Organizing a three-day Forum of Ministers of Culture of the Asia-Pacific region;
  • Widely publicizing the Convention in the region by disseminating information about its objectives; and
  • Drafting and publishing a final report and a joint declaration, providing a reference document which could serve as a basis for future meetings and debates.