Afrodescendientes Program

Key objectives of the measure:

The Program provides support for public policies in regard to equality,  favoring the visibility of the population of African descent, and placing special emphasis on education; for the consolidation of organizations of people of African descent; for culture and development from an ethnic perspective, which contributes to knowledge, and respect for the cultural identity and diversity of people of African descent; for sustainable ethnodevelopment and respect for the environment, gender equality and respect for the rights of women of African descent.



Scope of the measure:
Nature of the measure:
regulatory, financial
Main feature of the measure:

This Program is conceived as a necessary reference framework to provide coherence to the Spanish Cooperation actions in the sphere of the populations of African descent; through this Program it is sought to give continuity to and reinforce the initiatives and good practices executed for the benefit of the populations of African descent.

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

This Program is conceived  to have the already consolidated regional institutions, agencies and initiatives as strategic collaborators; to optimize and share the knowledge generated in the Program lines of action, and promote and design the coordination with the various Spanish Cooperation actors and instruments so as to obtain the maximum possible impact on the Program actions.

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:


Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)