UNESCO’s Aschberg programme promotes artistic freedom & status of the artists in Southern Africa

23 May 2023, International

During the 9th World Summit on Arts & Culture on Thursday 4 May, 2023, UNESCO announced over US$ 1 million investment to better protect the status of the artist through the 25 projects selected following the 2022 UNESCO-Aschberg programme call for projects to support initiatives aimed at protecting and promoting artistic freedom, including the status of the artist. The announcement also started the celebration of the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development celebrated every year on 21 May.