Communiqué of the 2nd Virtual Forum of The African Union Ministers Responsible for Arts, Culture, And Heritage on The Launch of The AU Concept Note and Roadmap on The Theme of The Year For 2021

African Union,
25 March 2021, International

  1. WE, the Ministers responsible for Arts, Culture and Heritage from the following African Union (AU) Member States, met virtually on Thursday 25 March 2021.
  2. The Opening Session of the Ministerial Virtual Forum was addressed by H.E. Amira Elfadil, Commissioner for Health, Humanitarian Affairs and Social Development, by Mr. Dimitri Sanga, UNESCO Regional Director for West Africa and by H.E. Mrs. Kadiatou Konare, Minister of Culture, Arts and Tourism of the Republic of Mali and AU Champion on Arts, Culture and Heritage.
  3. The Forum was aimed at presenting, discussing and launching the AU Theme of the Year for 2021. The Forum also presented an opportunity for Member States to reflect on their contributions on the implementation of the roadmap on the AU theme of the year for 2021.