Region: Africa
Convention Status: Ratified
Date of Ratification: 29/3/2006

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Mauritius set to develop a new law on the status of the artist

From 18 October to 6 November 2017, UNESCO supported a technical assistance mission to help the...

Improving the Status of the Artists in East Africa

Djibouti and Mauritius have both recently taken initiatives to strengthen the socio-economic...

Boosting artists’ status in Mauritius: designing a new law

Mauritius, with the support of UNESCO, has launched an initiative to design a new law to...

Supporting artists in Mauritius: UNESCO helps design new law

From 31 January – 17 February 2017, a first technical assistance mission will take place in the...

Contributions to IFCD:

October 2018 | US$ 392.00
May 2017 | US$ 392.00
August 2016 | US$ 392.00
August 2016 | US$ 668.73
January 2016 | US$ 805.46



Mauritius: A strategy to strengthen the cultural industry sector

Since the late 1970’s, Mauritius’ has transitioned from a mono-crop sugar dominated economy to a diversified, service...

Technical assistance to develop legislation on the status of the artist

The 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions recognizes the central...

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...