Cooperation with African countries

Where
Egypt
When
2020
Who
The Ministry of Culture
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

First: in 2019, Egypt was elected to preside over the African Union. A large number of events were held on the margin of this political event, including 50 cultural, artistic events in which 18 African states participated.
Source, the ministry website: /http://www.moc.gov.eg/ar/home

Second: the Luxor African Film Festival, which was established in 2010, is held annually in Luxor. The festival managed to train 110 young filmmakers from 37 African states. They presented 75 films in the cinematic workshop and all these movies were filmed in Luxor. A 75-minute documentary was also produced under the supervision of Director Khairy Beshara, and Egyptian film weeks were held in four African states as an activity on the fringes of the filmmaking workshops in these countries.

The festival collaborates with a network of 28 African film festivals and is held with funding and in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture and the governorate of Luxor.
Source: The Festival's website: http://luxorafricanfilmfestival.com/en/whoarewe/isf

Third: The Oscar of African Creativity Awards were organized by the Ministry of Youth and Sports in the period from 1 to 10 September, 2019, among the events of Egypt's presidency of the African Union, and in the framework of the "Aswan: The Capital of African Youth" slogan. The event was held to ignite competitive spirit among African Youth in the various fields of creativity and due to Egypt's keenness on activating the cultural and artistic activities of the youth of African states.
Source: https://www.emys.gov.eg/details/10027

Fourth: since 2018, the Egyptian government has been holding an annual international cultural event wherein Egypt celebrates a special culture from around the word. It started in 2018 under the title "Egypt-China 2018" with an initiative on President El-Sisi's part, then the success of the event's activities contributed to making it an annual tradition. In 2019, the festival "Egypt-France 2019" was held, followed by "Egypt-Russia 2020".

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

- The events of Egypt's presidency of the African Union in 2019, in which 18 states participated and attended 50 cultural and artistic events
- Training 110 young filmmakers from 37 African states. They presented 75 films in the cinematic workshop and all these movies were filmed in Luxor. A 75-minute documentary was also produced under the supervision of Director Khairy Beshara, and Egyptian film weeks were held in four African states as an activity on the fringes of the filmmaking workshops in these countries.
- Three major international celebrations: Egypt-China 2018, Egypt-France 2019 and Egypt-Russia 2020

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partner
The Ministry of Culture, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, the Ministry of Youth and Sports, the Prime Minister, the Presidency, and the Governorate of Luxor
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
YES
If yes, what are the main conclusions/recommendations?: 

- Periodic evaluations should be conducted and the attendees' feedback should be taken.
- The events should proceed after mathematically analyzing the surveys and taking the opinions of the audience and the participants into account.
Works Cited
CAPMAS. (2019). Egypt in figuers. Retrieved from Central Agency for Public Mobilization And Statistics CAPMAS: http://www.capmas.gov.eg/Pages/Publications.aspx?page_id=5104&YearID=23430 &Year=23170
CAPMAS. (2019). Statistical Yearbook - Culture and Media 2019 . Retrieved from Central Agency for Public Mobilization And Statistics: http://www.capmas.gov.eg/Pages/Publications.aspx?page_id=5104&YearID=23430 &Year=23170
CAPMAS. (2019). The indicator of newspapers. Retrieved from Central Agency for Public Mobilization And Statistics: http://www.capmas.gov.eg/Pages/IndicatorsPage.aspx?page_id=6147&ind_id=1070

Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Cinema/ Audiovisual Arts