Costa Rica

Region: Latin America and the Caribbean
Convention Status: Ratified
Date of Ratification: 15/3/2011

Point of Contact

Sofía Yglesias Fischel
Ministry of Culture and Youth - Direction of Culture - Centro Nacional de la Cultura (CENAC)
Calles 11 y 13, Avenidas 3 y 7
San José
Costa Rica

News and Events

Conclusion of the project "Música FFWD" for the strengthening of Costa Rica's music sector

The "FFWD Music" project, implemented together with the Ministry of Culture and Youth of Costa Rica...

Costa Rica strengthens its music ecosystem through virtual forum

Around 30 representatives from various sectors of the Costa Rican music ecosystem met virtually in...

Costa Rica's music sector to be strengthened with assistance from UNESCO and the European Union

Costa Rica is one of twelve countries worldwide that have been selected to benefit from the EU/...
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Costa Rica, Mexico and Uganda prepare measures to stimulate creative industries with EU/UNESCO project

The EU/UNESCO Steering Committee approved applications by Costa Rica, Mexico and Uganda. The three...

Regional training of trainers on cultural policy monitoring in Latin America

 The training of trainers aims to strengthen capacities of public officials and professionals...


Decent work conditions for young artists: formulation of a proposal for public policies in Costa Rica

The goal is to build inputs for a better monitoring of the conditions for dignified/decent work for young artists in Costa Rica through:


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

The UNESCO-Aschberg programme offers direct assistance to member states to further the implementation of the 2005...