CULTURAL POLICY OF THE UNAH (La Gaceta Nº 34,781 / 10-30th -2018)

National Autonomous University of Honduras (UNAH)
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

The Cultural Policy of the UNAH (National Autonomous University of Honduras) provides a referential framework, areas of action and strategic guidelines for a systematic vision of the institutional cultural activity regarding the university community and society it represents.

The UNAH offers the Certification Course in Cultural Management for Local Development since 2011. It is taught at least once a year in different regions of the country in coordination with regional university centers and municipal mayors. The policy period extends until 2022, it must be checked during this time, one year after the celebration of the Bicentennial of Independence of the Central American countries.

The university seeks to transcend the classic concepts of university extension or cultural diffusion and advance to the strengthening of cultural management as a strategic function of a transversal nature, making evident the cultural dimension of development in its academic processes.

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

Creation of a University Cultural Management System that articulates CU (University Campus) and Regional University Centers.
-Articulation with municipal mayors for technical assistance processes and capacity building.
-Professionalization of artistic groups (UNAH Chamber Orchestra).
-Expansion of artistic academic offer in Visual Arts and Performing Arts.
- Implementation of a University Certification Course in Cultural Management and Local Development
-Implementation of International Seminars in Cultural Management (annual and thematic).
-Integration to international cultural management networks.

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 

$ USD 150,000.00

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Type of entity
Public Sector
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Cultural Domain(s)