Ethiopia

Region: Africa
Convention Status: Ratified
Date of Ratification: 2/9/2008

News and Events

Engaging a global discussion on artistic freedom in Ethiopia

“Protect journalists, including press cartoonists, artists, ‘artivists’ and others who are at risk...

Putting in motion a new vision for Ethiopia’s cultural policy

 On 30 April 2019, over 250 cultural professionals gathered in Addis Ababa to attend the...

Wake up, artists – an interview with Henok Mebratu

Henok Mebratu has a bird’s eye-view of the Ethiopian film industry. He is a film director and a...

Art under Pressure - Advocating for artistic freedom at World Press Freedom Day in Ethiopia

 Can media play a part in building peace and promoting reconciliation? Under the topic “Media...

Re-Shaping cultural policies in Ethiopia

 UNESCO and the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Ethiopia will co-organize a public...

Resources

Available Periodic Report(s)

Project(s)

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...

Capacity building in Ethiopia

In recent years, the culture sector in Ethiopia has increasingly been seen as a central element for the country’s development, notably through the...

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...

Young Specialists in Africa

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