Cultural Promotion in Regions

Where
Costa Rica
When
2016
Who
Department of Cultural Promotion in Regions, Directorate of Culture
Key objectives of the measure:
The department of Cultural Promotion in Regions is responsible for accompanying cultural organizations so they can self-manage processes related to the appreciation and promotion of their sociocultural life.  This is achieved through the participation of local forces and persons involved in community leadership and management so that they, as insiders, can create spaces and opportunities that may contribute to human development within their own communities.  To support this effort, cultural centers, houses of culture, and offices have been established throughout the country, as well as the Cultural Management Training Unit.
 
This Department also works with the indigenous territories, in activities such as:
- Maleku Festival
- Cabécar Encounter
- Revitalization of the Boruca language
-Workshop on ancestral knowledge exchange
- Investigation on indigenous struggles
- Ancestral knowledge in Cabagra
- Cultural Management Workshop in indigenous territories
- Cultural Management in Talamanca
- Workshop on the identity of indigenous.
Scope of the measure:
Regional
Nature of the measure:
financial, institutional
Main feature of the measure:

Accompanying cultural organizations so they can self-manage processes related to the appreciation and promotion of their sociocultural life.

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

Capacity building of community organizations for self-management of sociocultural matters.

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

No financial resources have been allocated to implement this measure.

Main conclusions of the evaluation of the measure:

Community organizations with stronger sociocultural self-management capacities.

Indicators used to determine impact:
Number of beneficiaries.
Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Multi-domain
Cultural Value Chain
Creation
Production
Distribution
Participation