Refugee Amateur Music Project (Flüchtlingsprojekt in der Laienmusik), since 2015

North Rhine-Westphalia Music Council (Landesmusikrat)
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

Main aims:
Facilitating culturally diverse community life; using the positive role of art and culture in the development of an immigration-rich society
Socially and musically integrating refugee musicians into North Rhine-Westphalia's society and music scene

Target groups:
General public; cultural actors; political decision-makers; cultural institutions; associations; trade unions; foundations; civil society; professional artists; focus on refugees

Expected results:
Getting refugee musicians involved on an equal footing in the projects funded; creating lasting structures linking those running the projects, those working with refugees and the refugee musicians themselves; encouraging refugee musicians to launch and conduct projects of their own; strengthening popular acceptance of refugees' culture through performances on public stages; seeing musical efforts appreciated and audiences' listening habits expanded

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

Over 200 projects carried out since 2015; refugee ensembles actively accompanied to performances; strong commitment shown by refugee musicians; number of projects headed by people with recent refugee histories, who serve as intermediaries and multipliers, increased

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 

55 music associations under the aegis of the North Rhine-Westphalia Music Council; funded institutions and initiatives of cultural life in North Rhine-Westphalia

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Dominios culturales