Democratic Republic of the Congo

Region: Africa
Convention Status: Ratified
Date of Ratification: 28/9/2010

Point of Contact

Felix Nyembo Simaundu
Ministry of Youth, Sports, Culture and Arts
Av. des Forces armées, N°26
Commune de la Gombe
Congo (Kinshasa)

News and Events

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Made-in-Kinshasa: boundless creativity revealed in city's first culture survey

Kinshasa, a UNESCO Creative City of Music, bears witness to the rapid growth of creative...

Eight new projects approved for IFCD funding

On 11 December 2018, eight initiatives that will boost the cultural and creative industries in 13...


Democratic Republic of the Congo: Harnessing the cultural industries' potential for development

In its Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategy 2011–2015, the DRC expressed its willingness to create a...

Strengthening the System of Governance for Culture in Developing Countries

This UNESCO expert facility project is funded by the European Union and contributes to the implementation of the 2005...

Young Specialists in Africa

Africa is a strong supporter of the 2005 Convention, boasting a high ratification rate. Many countries in the region...