Multi-stakeholder Consultation on Tuvalu National Culture Policy: Strategic Plan 2018-2024
Tuvalu faces several development challenges as one of Small Island Developing States (SIDS). The National Strategy for Sustainable Development (2016-2020) (TK III) addresses these challenges and provides important guidelines on Tuvalu’s sustainable development.
With regard to the culture sector, TK III identifies the need to reinvigorate culture for sustainable development through the elaboration of a Tuvalu National Culture Policy (TNCP). Based on this, a Draft Tuvalu National Culture Policy (TNCP): Strategic Plan 2018-2024 has been developed through an extensive consultative process in 2016-2017 and policy support from UNESCO. The TNCP aims to raise a profile of the culture sector and provide a strategic direction in order to ensure a more visible and effective integration of culture into economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development, within the framework of TK III.
As the final step, the Ministry of Home Affairs and Rural Development in Tuvalu will organise a Multi-stakeholder Consultation on Tuvalu National Culture Policy: Strategic Plan 2018-2024 in Funafuti from 17th – 18th of October 2017. This Consultation is supported by the Rei Foundation Limited.