Proyectos aprobados para financiamiento en 2012
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The sixth ordinary session of the Intergovernmental Committee approved 13 projects in 12 developing countries to be funded from the IFCD (ref. Decision 6.IGC 5).
Cameroon ● Association des Femmes Handicapées Actives du Cameroun ● NGO ● US$ 32,701
The Association des Femmes Handicapées Actives du Cameroun (AFHAC – Cameroon Association of Active Women With Disabilities), a non-governmental organization (NGO) created in 2006 to help improve conditions for women with disabilities through artistic occupations, proposes strengthening Yaoundé’s cultural industry by providing training in artistic and cultural occupations to female inhabitants with disabilities, thereby combating poverty among this vulnerable population by providing them with professional skills. Further, this project aims to help create a formal framework for consultation and exchange between actors in the field of cultural industries.
Cameroon ● Research Centre for Peace, Human Rights and Development ● NGO ● US$ 78,560
The Research Centre for Peace, Human Rights and Development (REPERID), a local NGO established in 2003, proposes to address the lack of awareness of the new legal instruments relating to culture and strengthen the capacities of local and national authorities in order to implement them by: 1) carrying out capacity-building trainings and networking activities, including 3 workshops and exchange sessions; 2) develop network-building activities to exchange experiences and 3) implementing awareness-raising activities, such as a media campaign through different media, to communicate the results of the project results.
Côte d’Ivoire ● Groupe Ba Banka Nyeck ● NGO ● US$ 50,885
Groupe Ba Banka Nyeck, a non-governmental organization in Côte d’Ivoire pursuing a mission to promote the balafon – a still popular traditional instrument from Côte d’Ivoire – and related practices, proposes setting up a training programme on making balafons, dispensing practical training on the use of these instruments for about 20 people and developing training materials.
Croatia ● Institute for International Relations ● State Party ● US$ 82,988
The Institute for International Relations (IMO), a prominent research institute in the fields of international relations and sustainable development in Croatia, proposes to: 1) map the potential of cultural industries in the city; 2) contribute to the formulation of cultural and economic policies in collaboration with local authorities through consultation meetings; 3) carry out capacity-building trainings and networking activities, including workshops and exchange sessions, to help implement the cultural policies adopted and 4) put in place a media campaign to enhance the visibility of Zagreb’s cultural industries.
Cuba ● Asociación Espiritista Kardeciana Cruzada Quisicuaba ● NGO ● US$ 93,101
Asociación Espiritista Kardeciana Cruzada Quisicuaba (AEKCQ), an NGO that promotes community involvement in the development of local cultural expressions, proposes to promote Afro-Cuban cultural expressions among around 43,000 young people by: 1) carrying out awareness-raising activities on the messages and values of the 2005 Convention; 2) conducting training workshops and seminars in Afro-Cuban cultural expressions and 3) producing audiovisual material to support capacity building activities.
Guatemala ● IRIPAZ ● NGO ● US$ 98,610
In close partnership with indigenous community associations, IRIPAZ, a Guatemalan NGO recognized for its work on the promotion of peace and the respect of human rights through creative audiovisual communication, proposes to: 1) establish INCREA LAB; 2) design training material and conduct capacity building activities in business administration of creative enterprises; 3) implement mentoring and coaching activities for young entrepreneurs and 4) support one creative venture with seed funding.
Indonesia ● Perkumpulan Hijau Sibertu - PASIH ● NGO ● US$ 99,982
PASIH, an Indonesian community-based NGO committed to the promotion of sustainable development through creative audiovisual communication, proposes to set up a ‘creative workshop space’ within the existing local Intercultural Multimedia Centre (IMC) to train young creative professionals in filmmaking and business management. These efforts are geared towards the development of a competitive indigenous-led creative micro-industry.
Mexico ● National Conference of Cultural Municipal Institutions ● NGO ● US$ 98,871
CONAIMUC, a local NGO established in 2008, proposes to strengthen Mexican cultural industries by: 1) conducting training courses for the heads of City Councils’ departments of culture in 9 regions throughout the country on strategies to implement cultural policies for the promotion of cultural industries; 2) producing training material on cultural management to be used during the training courses; 3) equipping cultural entrepreneurs and managers working in the private sector with business, legal and organizational skills and 4) setting up an on-line platform to share information and experiences, as well as promoting network building.
Mongolia ● Mongolian State University of Arts and Culture ● State Party ● US$ 79,000
In Mongolia, the current statistical data collected by the National Statistical Office and the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science does not fully reflect the diversity of the cultural industries sector in the country. Therefore, the MSUAC proposes to: 1) develop and put into action the National Framework for Cultural Statistics in Mongolia; 2) develop the capacities of the staff of the National Statistics Office through training programs and 3) establish a national Cultural Statistics Observatory.
Montenegro ● Association of Fine Arts of Montenegro ● NGO ● US$ 88,705
The Association of Fine Arts of Montenegro (AFAM) is a professional organization of artists and creators in Montenegro. Its project aims to contribute to improved working conditions for creators and proposes to improve cultural cooperation in the region by 1) developing network building activities and a study tour and 2) implementing awareness-raising activities, such as an exhibition and a roundtable, to promote the region’s cultural goods and services.
South Africa ● National Arts Council of South Africa ● State Party ● US$ 99,318
The National Arts Council (NAC), a South African public institution established in 1997, proposes to 1) develop and test in two provinces ArtSAnow, an open-source platform gathering and sharing pertinent information on the creative sector of two South African provinces; 2) produce training material on the use of the platform and conduct capacity building workshops in these underserviced provinces and 3) analyse and share all gathered data during the project among relevant stakeholders.
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia ● School of Journalism and Public Relations - UNESCO Chair in Media, Dialogue and Mutual Understanding ● NGO ● US$ 74,740
The School of Journalism and Public Relations – UNESCO Chair in Media, Dialogue and Mutual Understanding, a non-profit higher education institution based in Skopje, proposes to map the audiovisual industry in FYROM through questionnaires and interviews with relevant stakeholders, identify best practices and innovative experiences in the sector and explore the potential of the audiovisual industry to boost local and regional development through the organization of training workshops and exchange sessions. Their ultimate goal is to use the results to inform the forthcoming National Strategic Plan for the Audiovisual Sector in FYROM planned for the period 2013-2014.
Zimbabwe ● Nhimbe Trust ● NGO ● US$ 97,365
Nhimbe Trust, a Zimbabwean NGO established in 2003 which champions cultural policy research, capacity building and the promotion of creative expressions, proposes to reinforce Zimbabwe’s cultural industries by 1) upskilling cultural managers in charge of the country’s arts and culture festivals through training activities on business skills; 2) equipping the leaders of Zimbabwe’s top arts and culture associations with management and corporate governance skills and 3) providing local authorities and policy makers with relevant skills and know-how about approaches to promote the cultural industries through an awareness raising meeting for public authorities.Principio de la página