Region: Africa
Convention Status: Ratified
Date of Ratification: 21/1/2008

Point of Contact

Zainab ALI-BIU
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture
Federal Secretariat Phase II, Shehu Shagari Way, Maitama, P.M.B 473

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...

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...

Nigeria’s creative ability: booming Nollywood, music, fashion and much more

Nigeria is an African cultural powerhouse. Its US$ 600-million film industry, “Nollywood”, is...


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 Nigeria

ResiliArt completed 9 May 2020, attended by Africa Tech and Creative Group

ResiliArt in Nigeria

ResiliArt completed 29 April 2020, attended by UNESCO Abuja Office


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

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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