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

Call for Applications: Immersive residency for African female filmmakers

 “It is important for the film sector to make the voice of Africa heard, to support the...

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...

Regional training of trainers on cultural policy monitoring in Africa

 What do cultural and creative industries look like in 2019 across Eastern and Southern Africa...

Kenya: supporting the rights of artists

Kenya National Commission for UNESCO and the UNESCO Regional Office for Eastern Africa organized a...


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...

Young Specialists in Africa

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

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