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

Point of Contact

Teferi Tekelu
Ministry of Culture and Tourism c/o Ethiopian National Office for UNESCO
P.O. Box 2996
Addis Ababa

News and Events

UNESCO workshop in East Africa: strengthening media diversity and cultural pluralism

In the framework of the project “Reshaping Cultural Policies for the Promotion of Fundamental...

Regional training on media diversity and cultural pluralism in Eastern Africa

On 15, 18, 22 and 25 November 2021, the UNESCO Regional Office for Eastern Africa in Nairobi, and...

[Extended] Call for Expression of Interest: Project implementation in Ethiopia

Call for Expression of Interest for project implementation in Ethiopia EU/UNESCO Expert...

Ethiopia, Jamaica, Namibia, Palestine and Panama to strengthen creative industries through EU/UNESCO Expert Facility

Today, the cultural and creative industries (CCIs) employ nearly 30 million people worldwide, and...

UNESCO funds nine new projects to support culture in developing countries

Nine proposals that will boost the cultural and creative industries in nine developing countries...


ResiliArt in Ethiopia

ResiliArt completed: 6 May 2020, attended by Addis Ababa Office

ResiliArt is a global movement consisting of a series of virtual debates...

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Strengthening Ethiopia’s film industry through sound institutional and structural frameworks

Over the past few years, Ethiopia’s film sector has been growing steadily. It is estimated that, between...

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...

Supporting new regulatory frameworks to strengthen the cultural and creative industries and promote South-South cooperation

The cultural and creative industries (CCI) have become a driver and enabler of sustainable development, generating annual global revenues of US$ 2...

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