Constitutional line of cultural activity of the Plurinational State of Bolivia

Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
Ministerio de Culturas y Turismo
Key objectives of the measure:

Bolivia, within the framework of its constitution, sustains the work in the field of culture, emphasizing the cultural diversity essential base of the community plurinational state. Thus, interculturality constitutes the tool for cohesion harmonious and balanced coexistence between all peoples and nations, having a place with respect to differences and equal conditions.

The Plurinational State of Bolivia assumes as a strength the existence of native indigenous cultures, repositories of knowledge, knowledge, values, spirituality and worldviews, considering as their fundamental responsibility, to preserve, develop, register, protect and disseminate all existing cultures in the Country, because all this is constituted in the cultural heritage of the Bolivian people.

Scope of the measure:
Nature of the measure:
Main feature of the measure:

The work of the Cultural Industries Unit and cultural policy design activities on the protection and promotion of cultural heritage has been re-examined. Likewise, the design of strategies for the registration and census of cultural activity in Bolivia has been prioritized. On the other hand, there is a high tendency to incorporate the conceptual elements and categories related to decolonization and depatrialization, in the design and presentation of cultural policies and the products of the Cultural Industries Unit.

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

Expansion of the universe of activities that will be reported for the preparation of the four-year report of the convention.

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

USD 13.500 OEA

USD 3.000 OEI

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