Nationality: Namibia
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Ms M’kariko Amagulu is Deputy Director at the Directorate of Arts of the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture of Namibia. She has worked for the National Arts Council of Namibia and serves on the Board of the National Theatre of Namibia and the Franco-Namibia Cultural Center. She previously served on the John Muafangejo Arts Center Board for many years. Her vision is to have a functioning conducive environment for the sustainable development of the arts and cultural sector. From 2014 to 2017, Ms Amagulu was a member of the National Committee driving the revision of the National Arts and Culture Policy resulting in the “Namibia Arts, Culture and Heritage Policy”. She was a member of the National Committee and managed the organization of the 10th Session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, held in Windhoek from 30 November to 4 December 2015. She coordinated the organization of the first Arts Summit of Southern Africa, held from 20 to 23 August 2018 in Windhoek and also collaborated with UNESCO-Windhoek Office to host the first awareness workshop on the 2005 Convention for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions, held from 26 to 27 September 2019.