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Burundi: Workshop on the Diversity of Cultural Expressions Convention

On October 15–17, the UNESCO office in Bujumbura and the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture of Burundi organized a capacity-building workshop on implementing the 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions.

This workshop brought together cultural professionals and operators from different sectors, civil society organizations, training and research institutions, parliamentarians, the press and representatives of public institutions.

The 65 participants covered four themes:

  • Overview of the contents of the 2005 Convention, its implementation, and the roles of different stakeholders;
  • Diversity of cultural expressions and promotion of cultural industries: contents, opportunities, challenges and perspectives;
  • Preparing the Quadrennial Periodic Reports;
  • The International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD): Principles and application procedures.

For more information, please consult the UNESCO website.

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