Category 2 Centers

Category 2 Institutes and Centres serve as international or regional poles of expertise and provide technical assistance and services to Member States, partners and UNESCO. Through capacity-building, knowledge sharing and research, Category 2 Institutes and Centres support global, regional, sub-regional or interregional activities carried out by UNESCO and other organizations.

There are currently 20 UNESCO Category 2 Institutes and Centres working in culture. Please consult the table below for information on Category 2 Institutes and Centres working specifically on the 2005 Convention.

Name of the Category 2 Center Country Contact
Regional Centre for the Living Arts in Africa (CREAF) Burkina Faso

Partners

Name of the host institution: 
Regional Centre for the Living Arts in Africa (CREAF)
Address: 
01 BP 104
Bobo-Dioulasso
Burkina Faso
Chairholder: 
Director Michel SABA
Phone number: 
(+226) 20 97 42 20
(+226) 20 97 42 21
E-mail: 
ceravafrique@gmail.com
michel.saba@gmail.com
Country: 
Burkina Faso
Category: 
Center
International Centre for Creativity and Sustainable Development (ICCSD) China

Partners

Name of the host institution: 
International Centre for Creativity and Sustainable Development (ICCSD)
Address: 
Room 912 Building B No. 31 Middle Road North 3rd Ring
Haidan District
Beijing
11 100088
China
Chairholder: 
Mr HAO Ping
Phone number: 
+8610 82004254
E-mail: 
zmm@bidcchina.com
Country: 
China
Category: 
Center
Regional Centre for Book Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (CERLALC) Colombia

Partners

Name of the host institution: 
Regional Centre for Book Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (CERLALC)
Address: 
Calle 70 # 9-52
Bogota
Colombia
Chairholder: 
Ms. Marianne Ponsford
Phone number: 
+(57) (1) 5402071
E-mail: 
Libros@cerlalc.org
Country: 
Colombia
Category: 
Center
Institute for African Culture and International Understanding (IACIU) Nigeria

Partners

Name of the host institution: 
Institute for African Culture and International Understanding (IACIU)
Address: 
Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library
Abeokuta
Nigeria
Chairholder: 
Prof. Peter A. Okebukola
Phone number: 
+2348022904423
E-mail: 
pokebukola@yahoo.com
Country: 
Nigeria
Category: 
Center