Training and mentoring to build communication skills for civil society organisations involved in promoting diversity of cultural expression forms. Maintaining communication models between public authorities and CSOs

State Cultural Institute under the Minister of Foreign Affairs
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

The State Cultural Institute regularly organises training modules under the Young Diplomats Programme, and co-organises various training formats targeting the creative works sector. Under the Programme for the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU in 2018, the State Cultural Institute participated in a training module on cultural diplomacy specifics with about 600 state administration representatives.
International conferences were also organised - for example, with EUNIC Global in Sofia 2017 and in Belgrade 2018.

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

Mechanisms were established for dialogue with representatives of CSOs from the creative artworks sector, regular meetings and participation in joint projects. International projects were supported -- for example, a training module for young documentary filmmakers in the DocuFest programme in Prizren.

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 

2016 - 12,000 USD; 2017 - 11,000 USD; 2018 - 10,000 USD; 2019 - 16,000 USD

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType 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)