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

Point of Contact

Juliana Naumo Akoryo
Simbamanyo House, Plot 2 Lumumba Avenue, PO Box 7136

News and Events

Monitoring Uganda's vibrant creative industries

A national training workshop will be held in Kampala, Uganda from 28 to 30 October, gathering...

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...

Ugandan cultural experts usher in new era of cultural policies for sustainable development

 UNESCO mobilized a national cultural policy-monitoring team in Kampala to plan how to employ...

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...

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...


Reshaping Cultural Policies for the Promotion of Fundamental Freedoms and the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

This project responds to the expressed needs of Parties to the 2005 Convention seeking support to strengthen the human and institutional...

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...