UNESCO supports building national capacities in Indonesia to monitor the implementation of the 2005 Convention
A “National Workshop on the Periodic Reporting of the UNESCO 2005 Convention” was organized by the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia and UNESCO Jakarta from 1 to 3 March 2016, in Jakarta. This workshop was part of a series of capacity-building activities UNESCO implemented in Indonesia. Funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA), the project ‘Enhancing Fundamental Freedoms through the Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions’ aimed to strengthen institutional and professional capacities of governmental and civil society actors to monitor and report on the diversity of cultural expressions. A first activity of a “National Multi-Stakeholder Consultative Meeting” was held in Jakarta on 8 December 2015 bringing together representatives of both governmental and civil society organizations and provided them with a platform for dialogue on cultural policies.