Pool of experts in cultural policies

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Lawes, Carol (Jamaica)

Ms Lawes has worked in the culture sector as an advisor to 15 Caribbean governments through the Secretariat of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and developed a regional cultural policy development strategy for CARICOM through a participatory process of stakeholder consultation. Ms Lawes has also been involved in the development of legislation on intellectual property for the region as part of a Caribbean Music Industry Development project.

Her working experience in developing countries is not only in the CARIFORUM’s Member States but also in Mauritius, Ghana and Namibia. Moreover, Ms Lawes has a specific knowledge of theater issues, having managed a professional theater company as well as working as an actor, director, administrator and co-creator of plays.

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