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A four-day stakeholder discussion on The Gambia quadrennial periodic reporting of the UNESCO 2005 Convention on the promotion of the diversity of cultural expression is currently underway at The Gambia Tourism and Hospitality Institute (GTHI) in Kanifing.
The Zambian government said on Wednesday that it was keen to learn from South Korea on the development of art and culture.
With an estimated global worth of 4.3 trillion USD per year, The Minister of Tourism and Culture has affirmed that the culture sector now accounts for 6.1% of the global economy, this, “they generate annual revenues of US$2,250 billion and nearly 30 million jobs worldwide, employing more people aged 15 to 29 than any other sector.”
The Edo State capital will be agog with festivities come October 19th to 26th as countries like Senegal, Mali, France, Ghana and many more will be on song during the National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST).
A Korean Funds-in-Trust to UNESCO project is supporting a series of “training of trainers” workshops in Kigali in the fields of Performing Arts (music, theatre, dance), Film Production and Visual Arts as well as Creative Entrepreneurship, which were identified as priority areas for training following a mapping of capacity gaps carried out in 2018 by Ishyo Arts Centre.
The new government will have 16 ministries - eight of which will be headed by women - and 15 secretaries of state. Almost four months after the March 10 legislative elections, President José Mário Vaz appointed the new Executive.