Cultural Domains:
UNESCO Priorities:
Funds Allocated:
US$ 5 000.00
Beneficiary countries:
Applicant:
Lao National Commission for UNESCO
Start date
Apr 2011
End date
Apr 2012

About the project:

The project conducted by the authorities of the Lao People's Democratic Republic aims at organizing a three-day seminar to present and explain to key national officials the practical implications of ratifying the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions. These officials will then have the necessary information to mobilize the relevant national organizations and institutions, with a view of fostering programs and activities designed to help the country meet its post-ratification commitments.

Results:

Improved coordination among decision-makers and officials from five ministries to better understand and implement the 2005 Convention at the national level.

Seminar on implementing the 2005 Convention

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Project implementation period: 
2011 to 2012
About the project: 

The project conducted by the authorities of the Lao People's Democratic Republic aims at organizing a three-day seminar to present and explain to key national officials the practical implications of ratifying the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions. These officials will then have the necessary information to mobilize the relevant national organizations and institutions, with a view of fostering programs and activities designed to help the country meet its post-ratification commitments.

Beneficiary countries: 
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Country of applicant: 
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Funds allocated (in USD): 
USD5000.00
Sections: 
Title of the section: 
Main activities:
Short Description: 
  • Organizing a three-day seminar in Vientiane and training 20 officials to have a better understanding of the Convention; 
  • Identifying strategies for the prompt implementation of the Lao PDR’s commitments under the Convention; 
  • Engaging in the promotion of the Convention by proposing relevant programmes and activities; and
  • Organizing two awareness-raising media campaigns – before and after the seminar – by the media, in order to publicize the event and its outcomes.  
Position: 
Bottom Right
Style: 
highlighted
Organization: 
Lao National Commission for UNESCO
Family name: 
PHILASAVANH
Given name: 
Khamphanh
Position: 
Project manager
Year of application: 
2010
Results: 
Improved coordination among decision-makers and officials from five ministries to better understand and implement the 2005 Convention at the national level.
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