Al Kasaba Theatre Rehabilitation and Empowerment 2019

Where
Palestine
When
2020
Who
Al Kasaba Theatre and Cinematheque
This measure was reported by civil society.
Describe the main features of the measure/initiative: 
The project was funded by the Palestinian Cultural Fund and the Norwegian Representative Office to the Palestinian Authority aiming s at empowering Al Kasab Theatre and Cinematheque and reviving its role as a leading cultural organization in the heart of Ramallah City. The project included several aspects, including investment in the infrastructure and renovations to enable Al Kasaba implement its activities and programs properly, and open the door for corporations and opportunities through partnerships and corporations with other cultural organizations and donors. Besides, it aimed at helping Al Kasaba develop and put in place a solid financial system and manuals to be the guide for all the financial transactions and policies. This project was very crucial for the sustainability of the organization, as the organization suffered from serious setbacks and financial crisis that threatened its existence. The project also contributed to purchasing important equipment and producing a play, as well as supporting some of the overhead expenses.
What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the measure/initiative?: 
1. Reviving Al Kasaba Role as a leading cultural organization 2. Contributing to promoting Palestinian national cultural activities 3. Institutional empowerment 4. Empowering artists and increasing their capacities.
Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Cinema/ Audiovisual Arts
Performing Arts