Launch of the Global Report “Re|Shaping Cultural Policies” in Harare

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UNESCO’s 2018 Global Report “ReThe Report assesses the impact of the most recent policies and measures taken around the world to implement the UNESCO 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions.

Specifically, it tracks progress on the following four main goals related to the Convention: supporting sustainable systems of governance for culture; achieving a balanced flow of cultural goods and services and increasing the mobility of artists and cultural professionals; integrating culture in sustainable development frameworks; promoting human rights and fundamental freedoms. The Report puts forward a set of policy recommendations and produces new evidence to inform cultural policymaking and advance creativity for development.

The event is organized in cooperation with the government of Zimbabwe.

This public presentation will be opened by Hubert Gijzem. Regional Director for Southern Africa, UNESCO, Margaret Chirapa, Secretary General of the Zimbabwe Commission for UNESCO, Farai Mpfuynya, Executive Director of Culture Fund Zimbabwe and Kazembe Kazembe, Minister of Youth, Sports, Arts and Recreation

The Global Report was published with the financial support of the Swedish Government, within the framework of the project “Enhancing fundamental freedoms through the promotion of the diversity of cultural expressions”Shaping Cultural Policies” will be launched at Theatre in the Park on 16 May in Harare, Zimbabwe from 10:00am to 1:30pm.


Type of Event Special Event
Start 16.05.2018 10:00 local time
End 16.05.2018 13:30 local time
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Focal point Yoshida, Reiko
Organizer UNESCO
Country Zimbabwe
City Harare
Venue Theatre in the Park, Harare Gardens
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English
Estimated number of participants 200
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