Revision National Cultural Heritage Policy

Ministry of Youth and Culture
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

The National Cultural Heritage Policy provides broad pillars and guiding principles to preserve the core values of our culture and defines strategies to ensure that culture plays its historical role of informing the socio-economic transformation of Rwanda. The Policy defines the stakeholders as culture practitioners of all walks of life, as well as all partners involved in day to day activities to preserve and promote culture. It gives the framework to fit in the strategies, initiatives and activities undertaken by various public and private stakeholders. The logical framework of the policy is slated on a 5-year period of implementation. The mainstream of the policy focuses on both the economic and social dimensions of cultural production:

- Research and promotion of the History of Rwanda
- Development of an organizational arrangement to disseminate and promote Culture Values
- Preservation and promotion of Kinyarwanda Language
- Development and promotion of the creative arts sub sector to increase their economic benefits
- Promotion of cultural tourism in the country as a contributor to the economy of the country
- Development of an institutional and operational framework to promote a reading culture and effective management of archives
- Develop strategies to strengthen the preservation of Genocide memory, Fight Genocide Ideology and negation of Genocide Against Tutsi

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
Ministry of Youth and Culture
Public Sector
Rwanda Academu of Language and Culture
Public Sector
Chancellery of Heroes and National orders
Public Sector
National Institute of Museums of Rwanda
Public Sector
Rwanda Archives and Library Services Authority
Public Sector
Ministry of ICT and Inovation
Public Sector
Ministry of Local government
Public Sector
Ministry of Education
Public Sector
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation
Public Sector
Ministry of Trade and Industry
Public Sector
Ministry of Finance and Planning
Public Sector
Rwanda Development Board
Public Sector
Ministry of Gender and Family Promotion
Public Sector
Rwanda Arts Council
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
Cultural associations
Private Sector
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)