Tema:
Status of the Artist, Diseño de políticas, Contribuyendo a los SDG's
Tipo de proyecto:
Sensibilización, Fortalecimiento de las capacidades
Países:
Socio local:
  • National Centre for Arts and Culture (NCAC)
    Tipo de organización: 
    Public institution
Actividad relacionada:
  • Improve the status of Gambian artists and creative professionals through a sound and evidence-based legal environment and women empowerment
Desde
May 2022
Hasta
May 2023

Contexto/Resumen

The objectives are:

  • To a promulgate a regulation from existing NCAC Act (2007) to operationalize the National Endowment Fund for Arts and Culture to enhance funding of artistic and cultural programmes for the betterment of the economic and social status of artists.
  • To improve the status of female artists and cultural professionals in The Gambia through:

    • Data collection on women artists and cultural professionals to guide further policymaking aimed at improving their status

    • Creation of awareness for female artists and cultural professionals in the CCIs on existing laws and texts to support their social and economic rights and create a conducive context for creativity

    • Capacity-building of Gambian female artists and cultural professionals in the cultural and creative industries to improve their status and professionalization

Empowering Gambian Artists and Creative Cultural Industries’ Professionals Through Training and Robust Regulations with a Focus on Women

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Photo Gallery: 
Countries: 
Gambia
Local Partner: 
National Centre for Arts and Culture (NCAC)
Tipo de organización: 
Public institution
Date: 
2022 to 2023
Context/Overview: 

The objectives are:

  • To a promulgate a regulation from existing NCAC Act (2007) to operationalize the National Endowment Fund for Arts and Culture to enhance funding of artistic and cultural programmes for the betterment of the economic and social status of artists.
  • To improve the status of female artists and cultural professionals in The Gambia through:

    • Data collection on women artists and cultural professionals to guide further policymaking aimed at improving their status

    • Creation of awareness for female artists and cultural professionals in the CCIs on existing laws and texts to support their social and economic rights and create a conducive context for creativity

    • Capacity-building of Gambian female artists and cultural professionals in the cultural and creative industries to improve their status and professionalization

Key Figures: 
Improve the status of Gambian artists and creative professionals through a sound and evidence-based legal environment and women empowerment
Donors: 
UNESCO-Aschberg programme for artists and cultural professionals
Related activity: 
UNESCO scales up support to improve the status of the artist worldwide