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

Point of contacts

Ministry of Sports, Culture and the Arts, Department of Culture
Julius M.
Assistant Director of Culture
N.S.S.F. Building, Block A, Eastern Wing, 3rd Floor P.O. Box 67374 Nairobi, Kenya
Business phone number: 
254 722974706

News and Events

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