Burkina Faso

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

News and Events

First Lady of Burkina Faso, Regional director of TV5 Monde and Alimata Salambere, first President of FESPACO

UNESCO calls for more structured cultural policies promoting gender equality at the 2019 FESPACO

The 26th edition of the Pan-African Film and Audiovisual Festival of Ouagadougou (FESPACO) was held...

Action! UNESCO supports women and cinema in Africa at FESPACO

UNESCO will put the spotlight on women and policies to support the film sector in Africa during the...

Create | 2030 in Burkina Faso

 In the last fifteen years, film production has grown exponentially on the continent. Topping...

Launch of UNESCO’s Global Report “Re|Shaping Cultural Policies” in Burkina Faso

 UNESCO’s 2018 Global Report Re|Shaping Cultural Policies will be launched in...

New video: Re|Shaping creativity in Burkina Faso

In 2014, UNESCO launched the four-year project “Enhancing fundamental freedoms through the...


Available Periodic Report(s)

Contributions to IFCD:

April 2019
US$ 106.00
November 2015
US$ 8 526.24


Reshaping Cultural Policies for the Promotion of Fundamental Freedoms and the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

This project responds to the expressed needs of Parties to the 2005 Convention seeking support to strengthen the human and institutional...

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...