Theme:
Status of the Artist, Policy Design, Contributing to the SDGs
Type of project:
Awareness Raising, Capacity Development
Countries:
Local Partner(s):
  • National Centre for Arts and Culture (NCAC)
    Type of organization: 
    Public institution
Related activity:
  • Improve the status of Gambian artists and creative professionals through a sound and evidence-based legal environment and women empowerment
Start date
May 2022
End date
May 2023

Context/Overview

The objectives are:

  • To a promulgate a regulation from existing NCAC Act (2007) to operationalize the National Endowment Fund for Arts and Culture to enhance funding of artistic and cultural programmes for the betterment of the economic and social status of artists.
  • To elaborate a Strategy for the Implementation of The Gambia Arts and Culture Policy (2018-2028).
  • To create awareness for female artists on laws and texts to support their status and create a conducive context for creativity as well as inform on the status of women participation and contribution to the CCIs (survey).
  • To strengthen the competitiveness of Gambian female artists and the cultural and creative industries through capacity building on entrepreneurial and marketing skills.

Empowering Gambian Artists and Creative Cultural Industries’ Professionals Through Training and Robust Regulations with a Focus on Women

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Countries: 
Gambia
Local Partner: 
National Centre for Arts and Culture (NCAC)
Type of organization: 
Public institution
Date: 
2022 to 2023
Context/Overview: 

The objectives are:

  • To a promulgate a regulation from existing NCAC Act (2007) to operationalize the National Endowment Fund for Arts and Culture to enhance funding of artistic and cultural programmes for the betterment of the economic and social status of artists.
  • To elaborate a Strategy for the Implementation of The Gambia Arts and Culture Policy (2018-2028).
  • To create awareness for female artists on laws and texts to support their status and create a conducive context for creativity as well as inform on the status of women participation and contribution to the CCIs (survey).
  • To strengthen the competitiveness of Gambian female artists and the cultural and creative industries through capacity building on entrepreneurial and marketing skills.
Key Figures: 
Improve the status of Gambian artists and creative professionals through a sound and evidence-based legal environment and women empowerment
Donors: 
UNESCO-Aschberg programme for artists and cultural professionals
Related activity: 
UNESCO scales up support to improve the status of the artist worldwide