Region: Africa
Convention Status: Ratified
Date of Ratification: 24/10/2007

Point of Contact

Julius M. Manzi
Ministry of Sports, Culture and the Arts, Department of Culture
P.O. Box 67374
N.S.S.F. Building, Block A, Eastern Wing, 3rd Floor

News and Events

UNESCO project enables ten African female filmmakers to work with director Naomi Kawase in Japan

The Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, and Japanese filmmaker Naomi Kawase on Thursday...

“Artistic, creative, visionary” - Thandiwe Muriu photographs Nairobi’s creative renaissance

Thandiwe Muriu is a leading Kenyan photographer who uses the medium to tell the story of “her...

Call for Applications: Immersive residency for African female filmmakers

Deadline: 10 January 2020“It is important for the film sector to make the voice of Africa heard, to...

Create | 2030 Somalia: Artistic freedom and expressions for sustainable development

UNESCO celebrates Somali Heritage Week in Kenya with the organization of the first Create...

Peer learning and participatory policy process for a dynamic culture sector in Africa

 “You are now the local experts”, concluded Avril Joffe, a member of the UNESCO Expert...


Nara residency for young African female filmmakers

The objective of the project is to empower 10 young African women filmmakers to produce quality documentary films and...

ResiliArt in Kenya

Completed ResiliArt 16 April 2020, Africa Digital Media Foundation, attended by Judy Ogana, UNESCO


ResiliArt sheds light on the current state of creative industries amidst crisis. Through...

Kenya: Training programme for musicians and visual artists

The Government of Kenya has recognized the immense potential of the cultural industries, in particular music and visual arts, for growth,...

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...

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Contributions to IFCD:

November 2022
US$ 1 043.00

November 2021
US$ 812.00

November 2020
US$ 812.00