Theme:
Status of the Artist, Policy Design, Contributing to the SDGs
Type of project:
Awareness Raising, Capacity Development, Research and Data Collection
Start date
May 2022
End date
May 2023

Context/Overview

The UNESCO-Aschberg programme offers direct assistance to member states to further the implementation of the 2005 Convention for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions, as well as the 1980 Recommendation on the Status of the Artist. It aims to strengthen national legislation and policies for artists and culture professionals, support capacity building on artistic freedom, improve monitoring of the social and economic rights of artists, and advance advocacy and ownership over reforms.

Technical assistance and funding will go to the following Member States in 2022: Cabo Verde, Costa Rica, Gambia, Indonesia, Madagascar, Mozambique, Palestine, Peru, Romania, Seychelles, Tunisia, and Uganda.

UNESCO scales up support to improve the status of the artist worldwide

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Countries: 
Cabo Verde
Costa Rica
Gambia
Indonesia
Madagascar
Mozambique
Palestine
Peru
Romania
Seychelles
Tunisia
Uganda
Date: 
2022 to 2023
Context/Overview: 

The UNESCO-Aschberg programme offers direct assistance to member states to further the implementation of the 2005 Convention for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions, as well as the 1980 Recommendation on the Status of the Artist. It aims to strengthen national legislation and policies for artists and culture professionals, support capacity building on artistic freedom, improve monitoring of the social and economic rights of artists, and advance advocacy and ownership over reforms.

Technical assistance and funding will go to the following Member States in 2022: Cabo Verde, Costa Rica, Gambia, Indonesia, Madagascar, Mozambique, Palestine, Peru, Romania, Seychelles, Tunisia, and Uganda.

Donors: 
UNESCO-Aschberg programme for artists and cultural professionals