Promotion of Cultural Creative Industry

Ministry of Education-National Commission for UNESCO RWANDA
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

- Every year CNRU publishes open call for proposals from International fund for Cultural Diversity and selects annually four best projects from Non-governmental Organisations and Public Institutions to be submitted to IFCD. Since 2016, fifteen projects were submitted and two were funded for more than $200.000 USD.

- Every two years, CNRU selects the best project proposals to be funded by UNESCO through UNESCCO Participation Program. Since 2016, a hundred of projects were preselected. Fourteen projects were submitted to UNESCO office and ten of them were granted for more than $200.000 USD.

- Trainings of artists (music and performing arts, cinema, plastic arts, fashion and design) were conducted via the KFIT project funded by IFCD.

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

-In 2018 one training of Media professionals to the convention 2005 and the functioning or the International fund for Cultural diversity was supported by the departments of Culture and Communication of UNESCO;
- MoU signed between CNRU and Rwanda Writers Federation aiming at supplying books in CNRU library and conducting campaign for the promotion of the reading and writing culture for youth and adult literacy;
- MoU signed between CNRU and Mountain Sports Club Ibisumizi to support the creation of arts around cultural and historical sites;
- The trophy Nyirarumaga and Kiruri Chair of Poets representation are physical illustration of Poetry supported by CNRU;
- Support by CNRU to GiHomarts (Gihanga Inspiration Home arts) to mobilize young artists to express themselves through different categories of arts (plastic arts, design, graphic, cinema, culinary).

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 

400.000 USD

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
Rwanda Writers Federation
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
Mountain Sports Club Ibisumizi
Private Sector
The trophy Nyirarumaga and Kiruri Chair of Poets
Private Sector
GiHomarts (Gihanga Inspiration Home arts
Private Sector
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Cultural Domain(s)