Region: Africa
Convention Status: Ratified
Date of Ratification: 8/4/2015

News and Events

Kiswahili version of the 2005 Convention now available

As more and more East African countries look to the cultural and creative industries as a vector...

Made in Uganda: unleashing the economic potential of the creative industries

Participants of the UNESCO project “Strengthening the sustainability of creative industries in...

Creative Uganda: cultural professionals in the spotlight

Korea Funds-in-Trust to UNESCO project focuses on “Strengthening the sustainability of the Creative...

The Republic of Korea partners with UNESCO for stronger cultural industries in Uganda

With East Africa rapidly emerging as one of the the world’s creative and entrepreneurial hotspots,...



Creative industries development for the diversity of cultural expression-strengthening the sustainability of creative industries in Uganda

With 65 indigenous communities, Uganda has a rich culture heritage that offers potential for abundant growth of...

Young Specialists in Africa

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