12.10.2012 - Culture Sector

Workshop on the Diversity of Cultural Expressions Convention in Burundi (15-17 October)

The UNESCO office in Bujumbura and the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture of Burundi are organising a second capacity-building workshop on the implementation of the 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions.

This workshop will take place at the Centre Suédois in Bujumbura from the 15th to the 17th of October 2012. 75 participants are expected: cultural professional and operators from different sectors, civil society organisations, training and research institutions, parliamentarians, the press and representatives of public institutions.

Four themes will be developed and constitute fours working commissions:

Theme 1: Overview of the contents of the 2005 Convention, its implementation and the roles of different stakeholders

Theme 2: Diversity of cultural expressions and promotion of cultural industries : contents, opportunities, challenges and perspectives

Theme 3: Preparing the Quadrennial Periodic Reports

Theme 4: The International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD): principles and application procedures

  ► Concept note and programme (in French)

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