Education and training
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism announced various cultural benefits, including free museum and art exhibitions and discounts at multiplex movie theaters, for students who took the College Scholastic Ability Test (CSAT) on Thursday.
The United Nations Institute for African Culture and International Understanding (UNESCO-IACIU) has provided training for a new group of female students on digital skills and knowledge, explaining that the training is to create equal access and career opportunities with men in the creative industry in Africa.
On 24 and 25 October 2023, UNESCO launched the joint UNESCO - Alwaleed Philanthropies project Fostering community-based development through culture-related TVET (Technical and Vocational Education and Training) and employment at a two-day event in Zanzibar, United Republic of Tanzania.
Este 1 de noviembre se firmó un acta acuerdo de colaboración entre la OEI y el Instituto Nacional de la Música (INAMU) para para desarrollar y ejecutar conjuntamente las actividades del proyecto “Laboratorio de Cultura e Innovación OEI: Internacionalización de la Música Argentina”,
culture360.ASEF.org is looking for writers to contribute features and interviews to be published on its website in 2023. The publication is open to articles and interviews that focus on new research insights from various art disciplines and on the following themes: Cultural diplomacy and cultural relations, Cultural Policy Development, Heritage & Museums, Cultural Mobility Trends, Climate change and Sustainability, Education and professional development, Creative Industries, Digital media and technology. The call will be open throughout 2023 until 31 October with up to two articles selected per month.
A policy brief on the promotion of creative industries in Kenya was launched at workshop organised by the Kenya National Commission for UNESCO on 26 October 2023. In a significant stride towards fostering the growth of Kenya's cultural and creative industries, the Kenya National Commission for UNESCO convened a workshop to launch a policy brief entitled "Towards the Promotion of Inclusive, Dynamic Culture and Creative Industries in Kenya." This undertaking follows a series of extensive consultative meetings with a diverse array of stakeholders, including the UNESCO Regional Office’s culture sector, central and county government officials, civil society, the private sector, and creative practitioners.