Burkina Faso

Region: Africa
Convention Status: Ratified
Date of Ratification: 15/9/2006

News and Events

New video: Re|Shaping creativity in Burkina Faso

In 2014, UNESCO launched the four-year project “Enhancing fundamental freedoms through the...
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Burkina Faso presents its second periodic report on the implementation of the 2005 Convention

After a consultation meeting held on 30 November 2016 in Ouagadougou and a training workshop in...

Fostering culture for sustainable development through deeper dialogue in Burkina Faso

The importance of deepening dialogue to ensure participative, transparent and informed culture...

Establishment of the national team and public consultation for the drafting of Burkina Faso’s second quadrennial periodic report

Four years after submitting its first periodic report, Burkina Faso’s Minister of Culture, Arts and...

Contributions to IFCD:

January 2016 | US$ 8 526.24



Burkina Faso: Making art and culture education a reality

Through its Strategy for Accelerated Growth and Sustained Development 2011–2015, Burkina Faso has recognized...

Capacity building in Burkina Faso

In recent years, Burkina Faso has seen a consolidation of its legislative support for the cultural sector as evinced...

UNESCO Culture for Development Indicators (CDIS)

The Culture for Development Indicators Suite (CDIS) is an advocacy and policy tool that...

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...

CDIS Index