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The African Music Development Program (AMDP) developed by the International Music Council (ICM) aims to strengthen the music sector on the continent and contribute to youth employment.
Under the chairmanship of Abdoul Karim Sango, Minister of Culture, Arts and Tourism of Burkina Faso, the 7th Conference of Parties to the 2005 Convention took place at UNESCO Headquarters from 4 to 7 June 2019. Upon his election, Minister Sango declared that “the Conference of Parties is a tremendous opportunity to take stock of progress made and inform innovative cultural policy making.”
The UNESCO-Africa-China Forum on World Heritage Capacity Building and Cooperation, held at UNESCO Headquarters from 3 – 4 June 2019, concluded with Recommendations and an Action Plan for joint projects supporting long-term capacity building for the safeguarding of African World Heritage properties. It was attended by ministers, decision-makers, World Heritage site managers, academics and experts from Africa and China as well as the Vice-President in charge of Regional Development, Integration and Business Delivery at African Development Bank, among others.
The vital contribution and huge value the creative sector brings to New Zealand is recognised in this year’s Budget with $11.157 million over four years for two new initiatives, the Minister for Arts Culture and Heritage Jacinda Ardern said today.
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The Minister of Culture and Sports, H E Salah bin Ghanem Al Ali, met separately yesterday with the Polish First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Culture and National Heritage, Piotr Glinski, and Polish Minister of Sport and Tourism, Witold Banka.