Kenya Vision 2030

Ministry responsible for Culture -State Department of Culture and Arts
Key objectives of the measure:

The main objective of Kenya's Vision 2030 is to guide and prioritize government plans and actions on national development.  Kenya's Vision 2030 recognizes the need to celebrate diversity, and the need to build a strong and cohesive national character. Under the Social Pillar whose focus is towards prosperity,  the focus involves the building of a just and cohesive society in eight key social sectors, namely: education and training; health; water and sanitation; environment; housing and urbanization; as well as gender, youth and vulnerable groups. It also makes special provisions for Kenyans with various disabilities and previously marginalized communities. Vision 2030 further recognizes the importance of innovation in creation of new opportunities for the youth and women under which the cultural and creative industries have immense opportunity to contribute. Among Vision 2030 main flagship projects is development of an international arts and cultural centre for promotion of youth talents and for dialogue of cultures.

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Main feature of the measure:

The main feature of Kenya's vision 2030 is the focus on development of youth with skills to promote entreprenership. The vision also has identified and prioritized developing of a national arts and culture sector as a major project  for implementation for development of youth talents. The project is listed for  public and private partnerships. This project by the government  is of great significance to the development  of the cultural and  creative sector in kenya. The project once complete is expected to provide a national platform for dialogue of cultural expressions and to provide public spaces to support enjoyment of culture, spaces for creation , production and distribution of cultural goods and services. 

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

- Provision of national public space for cultural expressions

- Enjoyment of national cultural expressions 

-Public creation , production and exhbition space

- Awareness on diverse  kenyan community  cultures 

-National cultural dialgoues

- Networking and partneships 

- ncrease in cultural exchage programmes 

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

The project has recieved seed capital from the through the national annual budgetary allocation and the government is currently in the process of finalizing allocation of land at the kenya cultural centre where the cultural centre will be built.

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