Cultural Domains:
UNESCO Priorities:
Funds Allocated:
US$ 86 000.00
Beneficiary countries:
Applicant:
Potter’s Gallery Initiative
Start date
Apr 2022
End date
Mar 2023

About the project:

Potter’s Gallery Initiative, a non-governmental organization  that promotes creativity and empowers people of disabilities, proposes to: 1) promote the engagement of key cultural and creative stakeholders; 2) build the capacity of CSO to effectively advocate for the inclusion of people with disabilities; 3) develop a new market access using digital technology.

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How does this project contribute to the implementation of the 2005 Convention?

  • Widens participation in the creation, production and distribution of cultural goods and services to previously excluded regions and social groups - The project will provide new skills and increase the visibility for artists and creatives with disabilities in Nigeria.
  • Creates new business models for the cultural and creative industry – The project will develop a mobile application for the promotion of cultural expressions by artists with disabilities.

Improving market access for artists with disabilities

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Project implementation period: 
2022 to 2023
About the project: 

Potter’s Gallery Initiative, a non-governmental organization  that promotes creativity and empowers people of disabilities, proposes to: 1) promote the engagement of key cultural and creative stakeholders; 2) build the capacity of CSO to effectively advocate for the inclusion of people with disabilities; 3) develop a new market access using digital technology.

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Beneficiary countries: 
Nigeria
Country of applicant: 
Nigeria
UNESCO Priorities: 
Funds allocated (in USD): 
USD86000.00
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Main Activities
Short Description: 
  • Publish a policy brief on the strategies for improving market access and inclusion of artists with disabilities.
  • Implement 3-day creative bootcamps in Abuja and Lagos to train 60 Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) on creative skills such as photography, fashion, and social media advertising.
  • Develop a mobile application that promotes cultural expressions produced during the bootcamps.
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Title of the section: 
How does this project contribute to the implementation of the 2005 Convention?
Short Description: 
  • Widens participation in the creation, production and distribution of cultural goods and services to previously excluded regions and social groups - The project will provide new skills and increase the visibility for artists and creatives with disabilities in Nigeria.
  • Creates new business models for the cultural and creative industry – The project will develop a mobile application for the promotion of cultural expressions by artists with disabilities.
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Organization: 
Potter’s Gallery Initiative
Year of application: 
2021
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