Nigeria 2017 report

Policies and Measures
CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES
Name of the measure Alcance de la medida Nature
Traditional Cultural Institutions Local, National legislative, institutional
Cultural and Natural Sites Local, National, International legislative, regulatory, financial
Minority Groups,Heritage and Identity Local, Regional, National legislative, regulatory
Culture,Science and Technology Local, Regional, National, International legislative, regulatory, financial, institutional
Language and Literary Arts Local, Regional, National, International institutional
Communal Life Local, National legislative, institutional
Cultural Enterprises and Creative Industries Local, National, International legislative, regulatory, financial, institutional
Culture and Education Local, National legislative, regulatory, institutional
Culture and Tourism Regional, National, International legislative, regulatory, institutional
Culture and Environment National, International legislative, regulatory, institutional
INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL COOPERATION
Name of the measure Alcance de la medida Nature
Culture, Science and Technology Local, Regional, National, International legislative, regulatory, financial, institutional
Cultural and Natural Sites Local, National, International legislative, regulatory, financial, institutional
Cultural enterprises and Creative Industries Local, National, International legislative, regulatory, financial, institutional
Culture and Tourism Regional, National, International legislative, regulatory, institutional
Culture and Environment National, International legislative, regulatory, institutional
Culture and Poverty Alleviation Local, National, International legislative, financial
PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT
Name of the measure Alcance de la medida Nature
Culture and Poverty Alleviation Local, National, International legislative, regulatory, financial
Culture and Tourism Local, National, International legislative, regulatory, institutional
Cultural enterprises and Creative Industries Local, Regional, National, International legislative, regulatory, financial, institutional
Cultural and Natural Sites Local, National, International legislative, regulatory, institutional
Language and Literary Arts Local, Regional, National legislative, institutional
Culture and Education Local, National legislative, regulatory, institutional
INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT NATIONAL LEVEL
Name of the measure Alcance de la medida Nature
Cultural and Natural Sites Local, National, International legislative, regulatory, financial, institutional
Culture and Poverty Alleviation Local, National, International legislative, regulatory, financial, institutional
Traditional Cultural Institutions Local, National legislative, institutional
Language and Literary Arts Local, Regional, National legislative, institutional
Culture and Education Local, National legislative, regulatory, institutional
Minority Groups,Heritage and Identity Local, Regional, National legislative, regulatory, institutional
INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT INTERNATIONAL LEVEL
Name of the measure Alcance de la medida Nature
Cultural and Natural Sites Local, National, International legislative, regulatory, institutional
Culture,Science and Technology Local, National, International legislative, regulatory, financial, institutional
Culture and Tourism Local, National, International legislative, regulatory, institutional
Culture and Poverty Alleviation Local, Regional, National, International legislative, financial, institutional
Culture and Environment Local, National, International legislative, regulatory, institutional
EMERGING TRANSVERSAL ISSUES: Resolution 5.CP 9b
Name of the measure Alcance de la medida Nature
Culture Science and Technology Local, Regional, National, International legislative, regulatory, financial, institutional
CURRENT UNESCO GLOBAL PRIORITY: GENDER EQUALITY
Name of the measure Alcance de la medida Nature
Culture and Poverty Alleviation Local, Regional, National, International legislative, financial, institutional
YOUTH
Name of the measure Alcance de la medida Nature
Culture and Poverty Alleviation Local, National, International legislative, financial, institutional
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Culture and Education

Context of the measure: 
CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Education should be functional, lifelong and balanced, allowing for training and acquisition of skills that bring together traditional knowledge and contemporary global issues.And so this measure intends to achieve amongst many:

Integration of traditional and contemporary knowlegde;

Preserve the Indigenous cultural heritage and Nigerian history;

Teach Nigerian Culture especially in primary and Secondary schools.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Nigeria’s educational system must be based on both the traditions and cultural values of her people and provide for the challenges of modernization, globalization and technology. Therefore, the National Policy on Culture shall: Involve public and private stakeholders in the restructuring of the total school environment from its physical structures to content and materials used in teaching and learning; Provide training programmes to improve professionalism in the education and cultural sectors;

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Promote an educational system that motivates and stimulates creativity, enhance cultural understanding and develops moral values and positive conduct,

An integrated traditional knowledge and practices with the global best practices

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture ,Federal Ministry of Education
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Statutory National budgetary allocation. Nigeria is a Federal States, Education is on a concurrent list.State and Local goverments also have budgets for education and Culture

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
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Culture and Tourism

Context of the measure: 
CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Nigeria’s natural and cultural heritage constitutes a substantial part of the country’s tourism resources. Properly harnessed, managed and packaged, cultural and heritage tourism can significantly contribute to Nigeria’s economic development goals, workforce development and heritage preservation.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Regional
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

National Policy on Culture shall; Encourage collaborative learning programmes to ensure appropriate packaging of cultural assets and facilitate marketing programmes to increase cultural tourism; Strengthen relevant institutions to provide adequate training and services to maximize economic development opportunities via tourism industry; Integrate local communities into the management and exploitation of tourism industry; Preserve, protect and maintain public museums and heritage sites and all cultural facilities as a means to the ends of Cultural tourism; Develop a public education campaign for involving all Nigerians as tourism ambassadors

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Protection of Nigeria Cultural heritage sites

Development of Nigeria Tourism Sector.

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

National Statutory budgetary allocation

g. Name of NGOs and/or private companies engaged in the implementation of the measure, if any: 
Name: 
Centre for Black Culture and International Understanding
Type of Entity: 
NGO
Type of Involvement: 

Exhibitions and workshops.

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
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Culture and Environment

Context of the measure: 
CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Culture encapsulates the people’s living styles, patterns and habits which are central to their survival in the environment. The protection of the natural environment against againsts indiscriminate exploitation of mineral wealth, deforestation, erosion bush burning and desertification as well as natural disasters can be achieved through the instruments of culture.

Also to restore the impared cultural sites.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Consequently, the National Policy on Culture shall: Initiate national conservation policies for the protection, preservation, documentation and development of the tangible and intangible resources inherent in the environment; Ensure that a cultural Impact Assessment is a pre-requisite for every social and economic project and capital development plan; Harmonize indigenous knowledge and wisdom with conventional environmental management practices; and encourage educational institutions and research centres to document indigenous environmental knowledge and skills.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

The preservation of Cultural heritage and a natural ecosystem and using the instrumentality of culture in addressing the global warming issues;

Restoration of damaged cultural heritage sites as a result of Conflicts and infrastructural development

 

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency(NESREA)
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Annual National statutory budgetary allocation

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
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Traditional Cultural Institutions

Context of the measure: 
CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

To promote institutions recognised as custodians of culture

Establish a platform for shaping the political,economic and sociocultural life of the Nigerian society.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Through community participation and involvement of traditional rulers,document and preserve these traditional knowledge sytems that provide lessons on how to live in contemporary societies;

The kingship system in most Nigerian societies except for the eastern part of Nigeria dates back to centuries and survived the colonial and post colonial rule through communal obeisance and being the spiritual custodian of the vitality of the society.

Support cultural programmes that encourage the continuity of oral traditions,history and effective engagement of traditional institutions in the context of overall national development.

 

 

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

An institutional framework of traditional political system

Harnessing Cultural values and creativity for national development

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
The 774 Local Government of Nigeria has responsibilities on traditional matters.Each of the 36 states also has Council of Traditional rulers.
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Statutory budgetary allocation for state and local government which is about twenty percent of the Federation account.

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
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Cultural and Natural Sites

Context of the measure: 
CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

To restore, preserve,interpret and promote  Cultural Landscape,Natural sites and Monuments

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
financial
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Through enlightenment and legislation discourage the willful destruction of cultural properties;

Identify funding opportunities to support the management,preservation and development of Nigeria's Monument and sites 

Designate National Heritage Sites and maintain a National Heritage list;

Enlist the support of local communities in preservation and management of Museums,Monuments and Heritage Sites

Strenghten the enforcement of laws that prevent illicit trafficking and antiquities and cultural treasures and take concrete steps to repossess them.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Preservation of Nigeria's tangible Cultural Heriatage

Repositioning of Nigeria's Tourism sector  with the tool of Tangible Cultural Heriatage of Nigeria.

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
National Commission for Museums and Monuments under the supervision of Federal Information and Culture, and National Parks Services under the supervision of Federal Ministry of Environment for Natural Sites
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Statutory Budgetary Allocation

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
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Minority Groups,Heritage and Identity

Context of the measure: 
CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Nigeria is a multi ethnic and multi linguist  country.The existence of minority groups with  rich cultural heritage is however inevitable.To this effect this measure among s many is intended to:

The promote  the cultural diversity in Nigeria;

To protect the customs,heritage and interest of minority groups;

To encourage social inclusion in Nigerian society.

 

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
Regional
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Ensure that the culture,history,identity and heritage of minority groups in Nigeria are tied  to their individual socio-economic well-being;

Strengthen and enforce equity to ensure fairness as contained in the  application of the principles of Federal character.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
Yes
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Enhancement of equity and balanced cultural expressions;

A sense of  belonging and nationality of the minority groups;

An institutional framework for inter-cultural dialogue and conflict resolution

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture and Federal Character Commission which has a mandate of ensuring balance in allocation of resources and federal appointments
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Annual National Statutory Budgetary Allocation

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
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Culture,Science and Technology

Context of the measure: 
CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

To integrate Culture,Science and Technology as a tool for survival within the environment;

To encourage indigenous technological innovations;

To sensitize and train the indegenous technologists on global best practices on technology

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
Regional
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
financial
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Encourage continous research into our indigenous technological systems and cultural assets in order to harmonize them with contemporary technological innovations;

Create an enabling environment for introducing modern technology at the rural communities;

Encourage the establishment of research and training centres to enhance the preservation,promotion and development of indigenous technology;

Encourage the integration of indigenous technology into educational curriculum.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Harmonized technological system which consist  of the indigenous traditional and contemporary innovations;

Adoption of modern technology in rural communities;

Research and training centres on cultural assets and technology

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Science and Technology and its agency,National Board for Technology Incubation and also Federal Ministry of Information and Culture
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

National Satutory Budgetary allocation

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
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Language and Literary Arts

Context of the measure: 
CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

To facilitate national integration and evolve a language of popular communication that will build bridges across ethno-linguistic communities.This will create a sense of unity in engagement and enhance intercultural dialogue and conflict resolution.

To promote Nigerian Literature and sensitize Nigerians on the need to change Nigerian reading culture.This will further deepen the understanding of Nigerian history and a good platform for discovering more litterary talents especially amongs the younger generation;

To preserve Nigerian Cultural Heritage and history.Some oral traditions of intangible cultural heritage are taught,while some are passed to the other generations through Literary Arts.To preserve them,a conscious implementation of thid measure will help preserve our Cultural Heritage.

 

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
Regional
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

the National policy shall among all: Undertake research, documentation, and presentation of all Nigerian languages; Promote Nigerian languages at various levels of the educational system; Support and promote Nigerian writers in the production and publication of books, and journals in Nigerian Languages; Encourage the use of Nigerian languages  for Government and Official programmes; Identify and document endangered Nigerian languages through the visual literary and performing arts; Encourage the use of Nigerian languages in the print and electronic media; Encourage tertiary institutions and research centres to develop dictionaries and technical and scientific documents in Nigerian languages;Capacity development of cultural officers and finally encourage the public and private sectors to provide increased resources for Nigerian language education

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

The implementation of this measure will enhance the establishment of institutional framework on intercultural dialogue, national integration, language of popular communication that will build bridges across ethno-linguistic communities;

Promote Indigenous literary Arts.This will contribute to more revenue from the sector and economic development.

 

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Education,Federal Ministry of Information and Culture and National Language Centre Abuja which is dedicated primarily on this subject.
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Statutory National budgetary allocation. Nigeria is a Federal States, Education is on a concurrent list.State and Local goverments also have budgets for education and Culture

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES

Communal Life

Context of the measure: 
CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Communal life is viable and enduring unit for sustainable development. It is culture bound and a vehicle for self-definition, self-actualization and self-dignity.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Traditional festivals and ceremonies which are means of expressing of community solidarity.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
Yes
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Recognising the important role communal life plays in the preservation of the cultural heritage, the National Policy on Culture shall; Collaborate with public and private sector organizations to  promote the nation’s major festivals for national and international patronage; Support the efforts of local communities to identify, document and promote festivals and ceremonies in their area; Initiate compulsory study of the humanities as well as indigenous knowledge systems in educational institutions; Promote arts and crafts associations and cooperatives nationally and internationally; Encourage the development of traditional architectural design that promote Nigerian values and aspirations of the people in a manner compatible with environmental ethics

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
The 774 Local Governments in Nigeria,Traditional Institutions in the various Domains.
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Statutory Budgetary allocation.

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES

Cultural Enterprises and Creative Industries

Context of the measure: 
CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

To harness the potentials of cultural industries and creative services for increased economic impact.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
financial
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

The Nigerian cultural and creative industries, especially in the areas of the visual and performing arts, craft, fashion design, film making and video production have grown steadily.  Undertake an assessment of Nigeria’s craft industry  and develop mechanism for strengthening craftsmanship, productivity and enterprise opportunities; Promote teaching of arts and crafts and the performing arts at all levels of the educational system; Encourage the patronage of made-in-Nigeria textiles and designs at local and international levels; Establish strategic arts and crafts markets at the Federal, State and Local Government levels; Enforce laws protecting intellectual property rights

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
Yes
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

The promotion of Nigeria's Cultural Heritage and the economic development of Nigeria.

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Statutory budgetary allocation for the sector

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL COOPERATION

Culture, Science and Technology

Context of the measure: 
INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL COOPERATION
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

To integrate Culture,Science and Technology as a tool for survival within the environment

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
Regional
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
financial
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Encourage continous research into our indigenous technological systems and cultural assets in order to harmonize them with contemporary technological innovations;

Create an enabling environment for introducing modern technology at the rural communities;

Encourage the establishment of research and training centres to enhance the preservation,promotion and development of indigenous technology;

Encourage the integration of indigenous technology into educational curriculum.

 

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

 

Harmonized technological system which consist the indigenous traditional and contemporary innovations;

adoption of modern technology in rural communities;

Research and training centres on cultural assets and technology

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Science and Technology and its agency,National Board for Technology Incubation and also Federal Ministry of Information and Culture
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Statutory Budgetry Allocation

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL COOPERATION

Cultural and Natural Sites

Context of the measure: 
INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL COOPERATION
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

To restore, preserve, interpret and promote  Cultural Sites,Natural sites and Monuments

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
financial
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Through enlightenment and legislation discourage the willful destruction of cultural properties;

Identify funding opportunities to support the management,preservation and development of Nigeria's Monument and sites 

Designate National Heritage Sites and maintain a National Heritage list;

Enlist the support of local communities in preservation and management of Museums,Monuments and Heritage Sites

Strenghten the enforcement of laws that prevent illicit trafficking and antiquities and cultural treasures and take concrete steps to repossess them.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

The promotion of Nigerian Tourism sector with the tool of Tangible Cultural Heritage of Nigeria

The preservation of Nigerian Cultural Heritage

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
National Commission for Museums and MonumentsNational Commission for Museums and Monuments under the supervision of Federal Information and Culture, and National Parks Services under the supervision of Federal Ministry of Environment for Natural Sites
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Statutory Budgetary allocation

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
Yes
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL COOPERATION

Cultural enterprises and Creative Industries

Context of the measure: 
INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL COOPERATION
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

To harness the potentials of cultural industries and creative services for increased economic impact.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
financial
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

The Nigerian cultural and creative industries, especially in the areas of the visual and performing arts, craft, fashion design, film making and video production have grown steadily.  Undertake an assessment of Nigeria’s craft industry  and develop mechanism for strengthening craftsmanship, productivity and enterprise opportunities; Promote teaching of arts and crafts and the performing arts at all levels of the educational system; Encourage the patronage of made-in-Nigeria textiles and designs at local and international levels; Establish strategic arts and crafts markets at the Federal, State and Local Government levels; Enforce laws protecting intellectual property rights

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
Yes
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

The promotion of Nigeria's Cultural Heritage and the economic development of Nigeria.

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Fedral Ministry of Information and Culture
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Statutorybudgetary, allocation 

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL COOPERATION

Culture and Tourism

Context of the measure: 
INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL COOPERATION
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Nigeria’s natural and cultural heritage constitutes a substantial part of the country’s tourism resources. Properly harnessed, managed and packaged, cultural and heritage tourism can significantly contribute to Nigeria’s economic development goals, workforce development and heritage preservation.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Regional
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

National Policy on Culture shall; Encourage collaborative learning programmes to ensure appropriate packaging of cultural assets and facilitate marketing programmes to increase cultural tourism; Strengthen relevant institutions to provide adequate training and services to maximize economic development opportunities via tourism industry; Integrate local communities into the management and exploitation of tourism industry; Preserve, protect and maintain public museums and heritage sites and all cultural facilities as a means to the ends of Cultural tourism; Develop a public education campaign for involving all Nigerians as tourism ambassadors

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Protection of Nigeria Cultural heritage sites

Development of Nigeria Tourism Sector.

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Statutory Budgetary Allocation

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL COOPERATION

Culture and Environment

Context of the measure: 
INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL COOPERATION
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Culture encapsulates the people’s living styles, patterns and habits which are central to their survival in the environment. The protection of the natural environment against againsts indiscriminate exploitation of mineral wealth, deforestation, erosion bush burning and desertification as well as natural disasters can be achieved through the instruments of culture;

Also to restore the  impaired cultural sites

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Consequently, the National Policy on Culture shall: Initiate national conservation policies for the protection, preservation, documentation and development of the tangible and intangible resources inherent in the environment; Ensure that a cultural Impact Assessment is a pre-requisite for every social and economic project and capital development plan; Harmonize indigenous knowledge and wisdom with conventional environmental management practices; and encourage educational institutions and research centres to document indigenous environmental knowledge and skills.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

The preservation of Cultural heritage and a natural ecosystem and using the instrumentality of culture in addressing the global warming issues

Restoration of damaged cultural heritage sites as a result of Conflicts and infrastructural development.

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture in conjunction withNational Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA)
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Annual National Statutory Budgetary Allocation

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL COOPERATION

Culture and Poverty Alleviation

Context of the measure: 
INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL COOPERATION
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

To create opportunities for employment and economic development through Cultural Industries;

To create platforms for social inclusiveness for women, less privileged and minority groups;

To enhance creativity and market for creative products both locally and internationally.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
financial
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Empower young people through apprenticeship in arts and crafts;

Encourage awareness campaign for sensitizing Nigerians on the importance of preserving cultural heritage assets;

Mainstream culture as a cross-cutting theme in poverty reduction strategies;

Encourage inter-agency collaboration for marketing arts and cultural products,locally an internationally

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
Yes
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Economic empowerment of the less privileged and youths;

Preservation of Nigeria Cultural Heritage

International awareness and market for indigenous creative products

Promote Cultural Industries in Nigeria

Gender equality and social inclusion

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture in conjunction with Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN)
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

National Statutory budgetary allocation,funds from Bank of Industry for small and medium scale enterprises

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT

Cultural and Natural Sites

Context of the measure: 
PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

To restore, preserve, interpret and promote cultural landscapes,Natural sites and Monuments

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Through enlightenment and legislation discourage the willful destruction of cultural properties;

Identify funding opportunities to support the management,preservation and development of Nigeria's Monument and sites 

Designate National Heritage Sites and maintain a National Heritage list;

Enlist the support of local communities in preservation and management of Museums,Monuments and Heritage Sites

Strenghten the enforcement of laws that prevent illicit trafficking and antiquities and cultural treasures and take concrete steps to repossess them.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Preservation of Nigeria's tangible Cultural Heriatage

Repositioning of Nigeria's Tourism sector  with the tool of Tangible Cultural Heritage of Nigeria.

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
National Commission for Museums and Monuments under the supervision of Federal Information and Culture, and National Parks Services under the supervision of Federal Ministry of Environment for Natural Sites
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

National Statutory budgetary allocation

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT

Culture and Poverty Alleviation

Context of the measure: 
PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

To create opportunities for employment and economic development through Cultural Industries;

To create platforms for social inclusiveness for women, less privileged and minority groups;

To enhance creativity and market for creative products both locally and internationally

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
financial
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Empower young people through apprenticeship in arts and crafts;

Encourage awareness campaign for sensitizing Nigerians on the importance of preserving cultural heritage assets;

Mainstream culture as a cross-cutting theme in poverty reduction strategies;

Encourage inter-agency collaboration for marketing arts and cultural products,locally an internationally

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
Yes
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Economic empowerment of the less priviledged,women and youths;

Preservation of Nigeria Cultural Heritage

International awareness and market for indigenous creative products

Promote Cultural Industries in Nigeria

Gender equality and social inclusion

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture in conjunction with Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN)
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

National statutory budgetary allocation,funds from Bank of Industry for small and medium scale enterprise

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT

Language and Literary Arts

Context of the measure: 
PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

To facilitate national integration and evolve a language of popular communication that will build bridges across ethno-linguistic communities.This will create a sense of unity in engagement and enhance intercultural dialogue and conflict resolution.

To promote Nigerian Literature and sensitize Nigerians on the need to change Nigerian reading culture.This will further deepen the understanding of Nigerian history and a good platform for discovering more litterary talents especially among the younger generation;

To preserve Nigerian Cultural Heritage and history.Some oral traditions of intangible cultural heritage are taught,while some are passed to the other generations through Literary Arts.To preserve them,a conscious implementation of thid measure will help preserve our Cultural Heritage.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
Regional
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

The National policy shall among all: Undertake research, documentation, and presentation of all Nigerian languages; Promote Nigerian languages at various levels of the educational system; Support and promote Nigerian writers in the production and publication of books, and journals in Nigerian Languages; Encourage the use of Nigerian languages  for Government and Official programmes; Identify and document endangered Nigerian languages through the visual literary and performing arts; Encourage the use of Nigerian languages in the print and electronic media; Encourage tertiary institutions and research centres to develop dictionaries and technical and scientific documents in Nigerian languages; and finally encourage the public and private sectors to provide increased resources for Nigerian language education

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

The implementation of this measure will enhance the establishment of institutional framework on intercultural dialogue, national integration, language of popular communication that will build bridges across ethno-linguistic communities;

Promote Indigenous literary Arts.This will contribute to more revenue from the sector and economic development.

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Education,Federal Ministry of Information and Culture and National Language Centre Abuja which is dedicated primarily on this subject.
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Statutory National budgetary allocation. Nigeria is a Federal States, Education is on a concurrent list.State and Local goverments also have budgets for education and Culture

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT

Culture and Tourism

Context of the measure: 
PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Nigeria’s natural and cultural heritage constitutes a substantial part of the country’s tourism resources. Properly harnessed, managed and packaged, cultural and heritage tourism can significantly contribute to Nigeria’s economic development goals, workforce development and heritage preservation.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

National Policy on Culture shall; Encourage collaborative learning programmes to ensure appropriate packaging of cultural assets and facilitate marketing programmes to increase cultural tourism; Strengthen relevant institutions to provide adequate training and services to maximize economic development opportunities via tourism industry; Integrate local communities into the management and exploitation of tourism industry; Preserve, protect and maintain public museums and heritage sites and all cultural facilities as a means to the ends of Cultural tourism; Develop a public education campaign for involving all Nigerians as tourism ambassadors

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Protection of Nigeria Cultural heritage sites

Development of Nigeria Tourism Sector.

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Statutory budgetary allocation

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT

Culture and Education

Context of the measure: 
PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Education should be functional, lifelong and balanced, allowing for training and acquisition of skills that bring together traditional knowledge and contemporary global issues.And so this measure intends to achieve amongst many:

Integration of traditional and contemporary knowlegde;

Preserve the Indigenous cultural heritage and Nigerian history;

Teach Nigerian Culture especially in primary and Secondary schools.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Nigeria’s educational system must be based on both the traditions and cultural values of her people and provide for the challenges of modernization, globalization and technology. Therefore, the National Policy on Culture shall: Involve public and private stakeholders in the restructuring of the total school environment from its physical structures to content and materials used in teaching and learning; Provide training programmes to improve professionalism in the education and cultural sectors;

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Promote an educational system that motivates and stimulates creativity, enhance cultural understanding and develops moral values and positive conduct,

An integrated traditional knowledge and practices with the global best practices

 

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture ,Federal Ministry of Education
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Statutory National budgetary allocation. Nigeria is a Federal States, Education is on a concurrent list.State and Local goverments also have budgets for education and Culture

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT

Cultural enterprises and Creative Industries

Context of the measure: 
PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

To harness the potentials of cultural industries and creative services for increased economic impact.

 

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
Regional
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
financial
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

The Nigerian cultural and creative industries, especially in the areas of the visual and performing arts, craft, fashion design, film making and video production have grown steadily.  Undertake an assessment of Nigeria’s craft industry  and develop mechanism for strengthening craftsmanship, productivity and enterprise opportunities; Promote teaching of arts and crafts and the performing arts at all levels of the educational system; Encourage the patronage of made-in-Nigeria textiles and designs at local and international levels; Establish strategic arts and crafts markets at the Federal, State and Local Government levels; Enforce laws protecting intellectual property rights

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
Yes
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

The promotion of Nigeria's Cultural Heritage and the economic development

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Statutory budgetary allocation

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT NATIONAL LEVEL

Cultural and Natural Sites

Context of the measure: 
INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT NATIONAL LEVEL
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

To restore, preserve, interpret and promote  Nigerian Museums,Natural sites and Monuments;

To Harness the tourism potentials for economic development

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
financial
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Through enlightenment and legislation discourage the willful destruction of cultural properties;

Identify funding opportunities to support the management,preservation and development of Nigeria's Monument and sites 

Designate National Heritage Sites and maintain a National Heritage list;

Enlist the support of local communities in preservation and management of Museums,Monuments and Heritage Sites

Strenghten the enforcement of laws that prevent illicit trafficking and antiquities and cultural treasures and take concrete steps to repossess them.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Preservation of Nigeria's tangible Cultural Heriatage

Repositioning of Nigeria's Tourism sector  as the tool of  sustainingTangible Cultural Heriatage of Nigeria.

Economic development through revenues from the Culture and Tourism sector

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Statutory budgetary allocation

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
Yes
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT NATIONAL LEVEL

Culture and Poverty Alleviation

Context of the measure: 
INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT NATIONAL LEVEL
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Cultural industries offer infinite possibilities for employment and economic development

Empowerment, self sustenance and sense of belonging

                 

 

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
financial
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Empower young people through apprenticeship in arts and crafts;

Encourage awareness campaign for sensitizing Nigerians on the importance of preserving cultural heritage assets;

Mainstream culture as a cross-cutting theme in poverty reduction strategies;

Encourage inter-agency collaboration for marketing arts and cultural products,locally an internationally

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
Yes
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Economic empowerment of the less priviledged and youths;

Preservation of Nigeria Cultural Heritage

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Statutory Budgetary Allocation

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT NATIONAL LEVEL

Traditional Cultural Institutions

Context of the measure: 
INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT NATIONAL LEVEL
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

To promote institutions recognised as custodians of culture

Establish a platform for shaping the political,economic and sociocultural life of the Nigerian society.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

 

Through community participation and involvement of traditional lrulers,document and preserve these traditional knowledge sytems that provide lessons on how to live in contemporary societies;

The kingship system in most Nigerian societies except for the eastern part of Nigeria dates back to centuries and survived the colonial and post colonial rule through communal obeisance and being the spiritual custodian of the vitality of the society.

Support cultural programmes that encourage the continuity of oral traditions,history and effective engagement of traditional institutions in the context of overall national development.

 

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

An institutional framework of traditional political system

Harnessing Cultural values and creativity for national development

 

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
The 774 Local Government of Nigeria has responsibilities on traditional matters.Each of the 36 states also has Council of Traditional rulers.
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Statutory budgetary allocation for state and local government which is about twenty percent of the Federation account.

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT NATIONAL LEVEL

Language and Literary Arts

Context of the measure: 
INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT NATIONAL LEVEL
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

To facilitate national integration and evolve a language of popular communication that will build bridges across ethno-linguistic communities.This will create a sense of unity in engagement and enhance intercultural dialogue and conflict resolution.

To promote Nigerian Literature and sensitize Nigerians on the need to change Nigerian reading culture.This will further deepen the understanding of Nigerian history and a good platform for discovering more litterary talents especially among the younger generation;

To preserve Nigerian Cultural Heritage and history.Some oral traditions of intangible cultural heritage are taught,while some are passed to the other generations through Literary Arts.To preserve them,a conscious implementation of thid measure will help preserve our Cultural Heritage.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
Regional
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

the National policy shall among all: Undertake research, documentation, and presentation of all Nigerian languages; Promote Nigerian languages at various levels of the educational system; Support and promote Nigerian writers in the production and publication of books, and journals in Nigerian Languages; Encourage the use of Nigerian languages  for Government and Official programmes; Identify and document endangered Nigerian languages through the visual literary and performing arts; Encourage the use of Nigerian languages in the print and electronic media; Encourage tertiary institutions and research centres to develop dictionaries and technical and scientific documents in Nigerian languages; and finally encourage the public and private sectors to provide increased resources for Nigerian language education

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

 

The implementation of this measure will enhance the establishment of institutional framework on intercultural dialogue, national integration, language of popular communication that will build bridges across ethno-linguistic communities

Promote Indigenous literary Arts.This will contribute to more revenue from the sector and economic development.

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Education in conjunction with the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Statutory National budgetary allocation. Nigeria is a Federal States, Education is on a concurrent list.State and Local goverments also have budgets for education and Culture

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT NATIONAL LEVEL

Culture and Education

Context of the measure: 
INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT NATIONAL LEVEL
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Education should be functional, lifelong and balanced, allowing for training and acquisition of skills that bring together traditional knowledge and contemporary global issues.And so this measure intends to achieve amongst many:

Integration of traditional and contemporary knowlegde;

Preserve the Indigenous cultural heritage and Nigerian history;

Teach Nigerian Culture especially in primary and Secondary schools.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Nigeria’s educational system must be based on both the traditions and cultural values of her people and provide for the challenges of modernization, globalization and technology. Therefore, the National Policy on Culture shall: Involve public and private stakeholders in the restructuring of the total school environment from its physical structures to content and materials used in teaching and learning; Provide training programmes to improve professionalism in the education and cultural sectors;

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Promote an educational system that motivates and stimulates creativity, enhance cultural understanding and develops moral values and positive conduct,

An integrated traditional knowledge and practices with the global best practices

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture ,Federal Ministry of Education
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Statutory National budgetary allocation. Nigeria is a Federal States, Education is on a concurrent list.State and Local goverments also have budgets for education and Culture

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT NATIONAL LEVEL

Minority Groups,Heritage and Identity

Context of the measure: 
INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT NATIONAL LEVEL
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Nigeria is a multi ethnic and multi linguist  country.The existence of minority groups with  rich cultural heritage is however inevitable.To this effect this measure among s many is intended to:

The promote  the cultural diversity in Nigeria;

To protect the customs,heritage and interest of minority groups;

To encourage social inclusion in Nigerian society

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
Regional
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Ensure that the culture, history, identity and heritage of minority groups in Nigeria are tied  to their individual socio-economic well-being;

Strengthen and enforce equity to ensure fairness as contained in the  application of the principles of Federal character.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
Yes
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Enhancement of equity and balanced cultural expressions;

A sense of  belonging and nationality of the minority groups;

An institutional framework for inter-cultural dialogue and conflict resolution

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture and Federal Character Commission which has a mandate of ensuring balance in allocation of resources and federal appointments
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Annual National Statutory budgetary allocation

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT INTERNATIONAL LEVEL

Culture and Environment

Context of the measure: 
INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT INTERNATIONAL LEVEL
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Culture encapsulates the people’s living styles, patterns and habits which are central to their survival in the environment. The protection of the natural environment against againsts indiscriminate exploitation of mineral wealth, deforestation, erosion bush burning and desertification as well as natural disasters can be achieved through the instruments of culture.

Also to restore the  impaired cultural sites.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Consequently, the National Policy on Culture shall: Initiate national conservation policies for the protection, preservation, documentation and development of the tangible and intangible resources inherent in the environment; Ensure that a cultural Impact Assessment is a pre-requisite for every social and economic project and capital development plan; Harmonize indigenous knowledge and wisdom with conventional environmental management practices; and encourage educational institutions and research centres to document indigenous environmental knowledge and skills.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

The preservation of Cultural heritage and a natural ecosystem and using the instrumentality of culture in addressing the global warming issues.

Restoration of damaged cultural heritage sites as a result of Conflicts and infrastructural

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture in conjunction National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency(NESREA)
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Annual national statutory budgetary allocation

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT INTERNATIONAL LEVEL

Cultural and Natural Sites

Context of the measure: 
INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT INTERNATIONAL LEVEL
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

 

To restore, preserve, interpret and promote  Nigerian Museums,Natural sites and Monuments

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Through enlightenment and legislation discourage the willful destruction of cultural properties;

Identify funding opportunities to support the management,preservation and development of Nigeria's Monument and sites 

Designate National Heritage Sites and maintain a National Heritage list;

Enlist the support of local communities in preservation and management of Museums,Monuments and Heritage Sites

Strenghten the enforcement of laws that prevent illicit trafficking and antiquities and cultural treasures and take concrete steps to repossess them

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Preservation of Nigeria's tangible Cultural Heritage

Repositioning of Nigeria's Tourism sector  with the tool of Tangible Cultural Heriatage of Nigeria.

 

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

National Statutory Budgetary allocation

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT INTERNATIONAL LEVEL

Culture,Science and Technology

Context of the measure: 
INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT INTERNATIONAL LEVEL
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

To integrate Culture,Science and Technology as a tool for survival within the environment

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
financial
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Encourage continous research into our indigenous technological systems and cultural assets in order to harmonize them with contemporary technological innovations;

Create an enabling environment for introducing modern technology at the rural communities;

Encourage the establishment of research and training centres to enhance the preservation,promotion and development of indigenous technology;

Encourage the integration of indigenous technology into educational curriculum.

 

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Harmonized technological system which consist of the indigenous traditional and contemporary innovations;

Adoption of modern technology in rural communities;

Research and training centres on cultural assets and technology

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Science and Technology and its agency,National Board for Technology Incubation and also Federal Ministry of Information and Culture
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

National Statutory Budgetary allocation

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT INTERNATIONAL LEVEL

Culture and Tourism

Context of the measure: 
INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT INTERNATIONAL LEVEL
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Nigeria’s natural and cultural heritage constitutes a substantial part of the country’s tourism resources. Properly harnessed, managed and packaged, cultural and heritage tourism can significantly contribute to Nigeria’s economic development goals, workforce development and heritage preservation.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

National Policy on Culture shall; Encourage collaborative learning programmes to ensure appropriate packaging of cultural assets and facilitate marketing programmes to increase cultural tourism; Strengthen relevant institutions to provide adequate training and services to maximize economic development opportunities via tourism industry; Integrate local communities into the management and exploitation of tourism industry; Preserve, protect and maintain public museums and heritage sites and all cultural facilities as a means to the ends of Cultural tourism; Develop a public education campaign for involving all Nigerians as tourism ambassadors

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Protection of Nigeria Cultural heritage sites

Development of Nigeria Tourism Sector

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Annual statutory budgetary allocation

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT INTERNATIONAL LEVEL

Culture and Poverty Alleviation

Context of the measure: 
INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT INTERNATIONAL LEVEL
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

To create opportunities for employment and economic development through Cultural Industries;

To create platforms for social inclusiveness for women, less privileged and minority groups;

To enhance creativity and market for creative products both locally and internationally

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
Regional
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
financial
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Empower young people through apprenticeship in arts and crafts;

Encourage awareness campaign for sensitizing Nigerians on the importance of preserving cultural heritage assets;

Mainstream culture as a cross-cutting theme in poverty reduction strategies;

Encourage inter-agency collaboration for marketing arts and cultural products,locally an internationally

 

Economic empowerment of the less privileged and youths;

Preservation of Nigeria Cultural Heritage

International awareness and market for indigenous creative products

Promote Cultural Industries in Nigeria

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
Yes
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Economic empowerment for the less privileged and youths;

Preservation of Nigeria Cultural Heritage;

International awareness and market for indigenous creative products;

Gender equality and social inclusion;

Promote Cultural Industries in Nigeria.

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture in conjunction with Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN)
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

National statutory budgetary allocation,funds from Bank of Industry for small and medium scale enterprises

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ EMERGING TRANSVERSAL ISSUES: Resolution 5.CP 9b

Culture Science and Technology

Context of the measure: 
EMERGING TRANSVERSAL ISSUES: Resolution 5.CP 9b
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

To integrate Culture,Science and Technology as a tool for survival within the environment;

To encourage indigenous technological innovations;

To sensitize and train the indigenous technologists on global best practices on technology

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
Regional
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
financial
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Encourage continuous research into our indigenous technological systems and cultural assets in order to harmonize them with contemporary technological innovations;

Create an enabling environment for introducing modern technology at the rural communities;

Encourage the establishment of research and training centres to enhance the preservation,promotion and development of indigenous technology;

Encourage the integration of indigenous technology into educational curriculum.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
Yes
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Harmonized technological system which consist  of the indigenous traditional and contemporary innovations;

Adoption of modern technology in rural communities;

Research and training centres on cultural assets and technology

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Science and Technology and its agency,National Board for Technology Incubation and also Federal Ministry of Information and Culture
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

National Statutory budgetry Allocation and funds from Bank of Industries for small and medium scale enterprises.

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ CURRENT UNESCO GLOBAL PRIORITY: GENDER EQUALITY

Culture and Poverty Alleviation

Context of the measure: 
CURRENT UNESCO GLOBAL PRIORITY: GENDER EQUALITY
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

To create opportunities for employment and economic development through Cultural Industries;

To create platforms for social inclusiveness for women, less privileged and minority groups;

To enhance creativity and market for creative products both locally and internationally

 

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
Regional
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
financial
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

 

Empower young people through apprenticeship in arts and crafts;

Encourage awareness campaign for sensitizing Nigerians on the importance of preserving cultural heritage assets;

Mainstream culture as a cross-cutting theme in poverty reduction strategies;

Encourage inter-agency collaboration for marketing arts and cultural products,locally an internationally

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
Yes
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Economic empowerment for the less privileged and youths;

Preservation of Nigeria Cultural Heritage;

International awareness and market for indigenous creative products;

Promote Cultural Industries in Nigeria.

Gender equality and social inclusion

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture in conjunction with Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN)
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

National statutory budgetary allocation and funds from Bank of Industry for small and medium scale enterprise

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ YOUTH

Culture and Poverty Alleviation

Context of the measure: 
YOUTH
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

To create opportunities for employment and economic development through Cultural Industries;

To create platforms for social inclusiveness for women, less privileged and minority groups;

To enhance creativity and market for creative products both locally and internationally

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
financial
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

 

Empower young people through apprenticeship in arts and crafts;

Encourage awareness campaign for sensitizing Nigerians on the importance of preserving cultural heritage assets;

Mainstream culture as a cross-cutting theme in poverty reduction strategies;

Encourage inter-agency collaboration for marketing arts and cultural products,locally an internationally

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
Yes
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Economic empowerment of the less privileged and youths;

Preservation of Nigeria Cultural Heritage

International awareness and market for indigenous creative products

Promote Cultural Industries in Nigeria

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture in conjunction with Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN)
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

National statutory budgetary allocation, funds from bank of industry

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
Name of the designated official signing the report
Title:
Mr
Family Name:
Ajibola
Nombre:
Augustus
Position:
Director
Organization:
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture
❭ CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES

Culture and Education

Context of the measure: 
CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Education should be functional, lifelong and balanced, allowing for training and acquisition of skills that bring together traditional knowledge and contemporary global issues.And so this measure intends to achieve amongst many:

Integration of traditional and contemporary knowlegde;

Preserve the Indigenous cultural heritage and Nigerian history;

Teach Nigerian Culture especially in primary and Secondary schools.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Nigeria’s educational system must be based on both the traditions and cultural values of her people and provide for the challenges of modernization, globalization and technology. Therefore, the National Policy on Culture shall: Involve public and private stakeholders in the restructuring of the total school environment from its physical structures to content and materials used in teaching and learning; Provide training programmes to improve professionalism in the education and cultural sectors;

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Promote an educational system that motivates and stimulates creativity, enhance cultural understanding and develops moral values and positive conduct,

An integrated traditional knowledge and practices with the global best practices

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture ,Federal Ministry of Education
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Statutory National budgetary allocation. Nigeria is a Federal States, Education is on a concurrent list.State and Local goverments also have budgets for education and Culture

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES

Culture and Tourism

Context of the measure: 
CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Nigeria’s natural and cultural heritage constitutes a substantial part of the country’s tourism resources. Properly harnessed, managed and packaged, cultural and heritage tourism can significantly contribute to Nigeria’s economic development goals, workforce development and heritage preservation.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Regional
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

National Policy on Culture shall; Encourage collaborative learning programmes to ensure appropriate packaging of cultural assets and facilitate marketing programmes to increase cultural tourism; Strengthen relevant institutions to provide adequate training and services to maximize economic development opportunities via tourism industry; Integrate local communities into the management and exploitation of tourism industry; Preserve, protect and maintain public museums and heritage sites and all cultural facilities as a means to the ends of Cultural tourism; Develop a public education campaign for involving all Nigerians as tourism ambassadors

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Protection of Nigeria Cultural heritage sites

Development of Nigeria Tourism Sector.

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

National Statutory budgetary allocation

g. Name of NGOs and/or private companies engaged in the implementation of the measure, if any: 
Name: 
Centre for Black Culture and International Understanding
Type of Entity: 
NGO
Type of Involvement: 

Exhibitions and workshops.

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES

Culture and Environment

Context of the measure: 
CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Culture encapsulates the people’s living styles, patterns and habits which are central to their survival in the environment. The protection of the natural environment against againsts indiscriminate exploitation of mineral wealth, deforestation, erosion bush burning and desertification as well as natural disasters can be achieved through the instruments of culture.

Also to restore the impared cultural sites.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Consequently, the National Policy on Culture shall: Initiate national conservation policies for the protection, preservation, documentation and development of the tangible and intangible resources inherent in the environment; Ensure that a cultural Impact Assessment is a pre-requisite for every social and economic project and capital development plan; Harmonize indigenous knowledge and wisdom with conventional environmental management practices; and encourage educational institutions and research centres to document indigenous environmental knowledge and skills.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

The preservation of Cultural heritage and a natural ecosystem and using the instrumentality of culture in addressing the global warming issues;

Restoration of damaged cultural heritage sites as a result of Conflicts and infrastructural development

 

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency(NESREA)
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Annual National statutory budgetary allocation

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES

Traditional Cultural Institutions

Context of the measure: 
CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

To promote institutions recognised as custodians of culture

Establish a platform for shaping the political,economic and sociocultural life of the Nigerian society.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Through community participation and involvement of traditional rulers,document and preserve these traditional knowledge sytems that provide lessons on how to live in contemporary societies;

The kingship system in most Nigerian societies except for the eastern part of Nigeria dates back to centuries and survived the colonial and post colonial rule through communal obeisance and being the spiritual custodian of the vitality of the society.

Support cultural programmes that encourage the continuity of oral traditions,history and effective engagement of traditional institutions in the context of overall national development.

 

 

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

An institutional framework of traditional political system

Harnessing Cultural values and creativity for national development

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
The 774 Local Government of Nigeria has responsibilities on traditional matters.Each of the 36 states also has Council of Traditional rulers.
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Statutory budgetary allocation for state and local government which is about twenty percent of the Federation account.

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES

Cultural and Natural Sites

Context of the measure: 
CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

To restore, preserve,interpret and promote  Cultural Landscape,Natural sites and Monuments

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
financial
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Through enlightenment and legislation discourage the willful destruction of cultural properties;

Identify funding opportunities to support the management,preservation and development of Nigeria's Monument and sites 

Designate National Heritage Sites and maintain a National Heritage list;

Enlist the support of local communities in preservation and management of Museums,Monuments and Heritage Sites

Strenghten the enforcement of laws that prevent illicit trafficking and antiquities and cultural treasures and take concrete steps to repossess them.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Preservation of Nigeria's tangible Cultural Heriatage

Repositioning of Nigeria's Tourism sector  with the tool of Tangible Cultural Heriatage of Nigeria.

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
National Commission for Museums and Monuments under the supervision of Federal Information and Culture, and National Parks Services under the supervision of Federal Ministry of Environment for Natural Sites
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Statutory Budgetary Allocation

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES

Minority Groups,Heritage and Identity

Context of the measure: 
CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Nigeria is a multi ethnic and multi linguist  country.The existence of minority groups with  rich cultural heritage is however inevitable.To this effect this measure among s many is intended to:

The promote  the cultural diversity in Nigeria;

To protect the customs,heritage and interest of minority groups;

To encourage social inclusion in Nigerian society.

 

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
Regional
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Ensure that the culture,history,identity and heritage of minority groups in Nigeria are tied  to their individual socio-economic well-being;

Strengthen and enforce equity to ensure fairness as contained in the  application of the principles of Federal character.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
Yes
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Enhancement of equity and balanced cultural expressions;

A sense of  belonging and nationality of the minority groups;

An institutional framework for inter-cultural dialogue and conflict resolution

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture and Federal Character Commission which has a mandate of ensuring balance in allocation of resources and federal appointments
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Annual National Statutory Budgetary Allocation

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES

Culture,Science and Technology

Context of the measure: 
CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

To integrate Culture,Science and Technology as a tool for survival within the environment;

To encourage indigenous technological innovations;

To sensitize and train the indegenous technologists on global best practices on technology

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
Regional
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
financial
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Encourage continous research into our indigenous technological systems and cultural assets in order to harmonize them with contemporary technological innovations;

Create an enabling environment for introducing modern technology at the rural communities;

Encourage the establishment of research and training centres to enhance the preservation,promotion and development of indigenous technology;

Encourage the integration of indigenous technology into educational curriculum.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Harmonized technological system which consist  of the indigenous traditional and contemporary innovations;

Adoption of modern technology in rural communities;

Research and training centres on cultural assets and technology

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Science and Technology and its agency,National Board for Technology Incubation and also Federal Ministry of Information and Culture
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

National Satutory Budgetary allocation

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES

Language and Literary Arts

Context of the measure: 
CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

To facilitate national integration and evolve a language of popular communication that will build bridges across ethno-linguistic communities.This will create a sense of unity in engagement and enhance intercultural dialogue and conflict resolution.

To promote Nigerian Literature and sensitize Nigerians on the need to change Nigerian reading culture.This will further deepen the understanding of Nigerian history and a good platform for discovering more litterary talents especially amongs the younger generation;

To preserve Nigerian Cultural Heritage and history.Some oral traditions of intangible cultural heritage are taught,while some are passed to the other generations through Literary Arts.To preserve them,a conscious implementation of thid measure will help preserve our Cultural Heritage.

 

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
Regional
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

the National policy shall among all: Undertake research, documentation, and presentation of all Nigerian languages; Promote Nigerian languages at various levels of the educational system; Support and promote Nigerian writers in the production and publication of books, and journals in Nigerian Languages; Encourage the use of Nigerian languages  for Government and Official programmes; Identify and document endangered Nigerian languages through the visual literary and performing arts; Encourage the use of Nigerian languages in the print and electronic media; Encourage tertiary institutions and research centres to develop dictionaries and technical and scientific documents in Nigerian languages;Capacity development of cultural officers and finally encourage the public and private sectors to provide increased resources for Nigerian language education

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

The implementation of this measure will enhance the establishment of institutional framework on intercultural dialogue, national integration, language of popular communication that will build bridges across ethno-linguistic communities;

Promote Indigenous literary Arts.This will contribute to more revenue from the sector and economic development.

 

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Education,Federal Ministry of Information and Culture and National Language Centre Abuja which is dedicated primarily on this subject.
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Statutory National budgetary allocation. Nigeria is a Federal States, Education is on a concurrent list.State and Local goverments also have budgets for education and Culture

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES

Communal Life

Context of the measure: 
CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Communal life is viable and enduring unit for sustainable development. It is culture bound and a vehicle for self-definition, self-actualization and self-dignity.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Traditional festivals and ceremonies which are means of expressing of community solidarity.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
Yes
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Recognising the important role communal life plays in the preservation of the cultural heritage, the National Policy on Culture shall; Collaborate with public and private sector organizations to  promote the nation’s major festivals for national and international patronage; Support the efforts of local communities to identify, document and promote festivals and ceremonies in their area; Initiate compulsory study of the humanities as well as indigenous knowledge systems in educational institutions; Promote arts and crafts associations and cooperatives nationally and internationally; Encourage the development of traditional architectural design that promote Nigerian values and aspirations of the people in a manner compatible with environmental ethics

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
The 774 Local Governments in Nigeria,Traditional Institutions in the various Domains.
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Statutory Budgetary allocation.

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES

Cultural Enterprises and Creative Industries

Context of the measure: 
CULTURAL POLICIES AND MEASURES
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

To harness the potentials of cultural industries and creative services for increased economic impact.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
financial
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

The Nigerian cultural and creative industries, especially in the areas of the visual and performing arts, craft, fashion design, film making and video production have grown steadily.  Undertake an assessment of Nigeria’s craft industry  and develop mechanism for strengthening craftsmanship, productivity and enterprise opportunities; Promote teaching of arts and crafts and the performing arts at all levels of the educational system; Encourage the patronage of made-in-Nigeria textiles and designs at local and international levels; Establish strategic arts and crafts markets at the Federal, State and Local Government levels; Enforce laws protecting intellectual property rights

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
Yes
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

The promotion of Nigeria's Cultural Heritage and the economic development of Nigeria.

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Statutory budgetary allocation for the sector

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL COOPERATION

Culture, Science and Technology

Context of the measure: 
INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL COOPERATION
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

To integrate Culture,Science and Technology as a tool for survival within the environment

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
Regional
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
financial
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Encourage continous research into our indigenous technological systems and cultural assets in order to harmonize them with contemporary technological innovations;

Create an enabling environment for introducing modern technology at the rural communities;

Encourage the establishment of research and training centres to enhance the preservation,promotion and development of indigenous technology;

Encourage the integration of indigenous technology into educational curriculum.

 

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

 

Harmonized technological system which consist the indigenous traditional and contemporary innovations;

adoption of modern technology in rural communities;

Research and training centres on cultural assets and technology

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Science and Technology and its agency,National Board for Technology Incubation and also Federal Ministry of Information and Culture
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Statutory Budgetry Allocation

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL COOPERATION

Cultural and Natural Sites

Context of the measure: 
INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL COOPERATION
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

To restore, preserve, interpret and promote  Cultural Sites,Natural sites and Monuments

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
financial
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Through enlightenment and legislation discourage the willful destruction of cultural properties;

Identify funding opportunities to support the management,preservation and development of Nigeria's Monument and sites 

Designate National Heritage Sites and maintain a National Heritage list;

Enlist the support of local communities in preservation and management of Museums,Monuments and Heritage Sites

Strenghten the enforcement of laws that prevent illicit trafficking and antiquities and cultural treasures and take concrete steps to repossess them.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

The promotion of Nigerian Tourism sector with the tool of Tangible Cultural Heritage of Nigeria

The preservation of Nigerian Cultural Heritage

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
National Commission for Museums and MonumentsNational Commission for Museums and Monuments under the supervision of Federal Information and Culture, and National Parks Services under the supervision of Federal Ministry of Environment for Natural Sites
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Statutory Budgetary allocation

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
Yes
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL COOPERATION

Cultural enterprises and Creative Industries

Context of the measure: 
INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL COOPERATION
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

To harness the potentials of cultural industries and creative services for increased economic impact.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
financial
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

The Nigerian cultural and creative industries, especially in the areas of the visual and performing arts, craft, fashion design, film making and video production have grown steadily.  Undertake an assessment of Nigeria’s craft industry  and develop mechanism for strengthening craftsmanship, productivity and enterprise opportunities; Promote teaching of arts and crafts and the performing arts at all levels of the educational system; Encourage the patronage of made-in-Nigeria textiles and designs at local and international levels; Establish strategic arts and crafts markets at the Federal, State and Local Government levels; Enforce laws protecting intellectual property rights

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
Yes
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

The promotion of Nigeria's Cultural Heritage and the economic development of Nigeria.

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Fedral Ministry of Information and Culture
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Statutorybudgetary, allocation 

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL COOPERATION

Culture and Tourism

Context of the measure: 
INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL COOPERATION
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Nigeria’s natural and cultural heritage constitutes a substantial part of the country’s tourism resources. Properly harnessed, managed and packaged, cultural and heritage tourism can significantly contribute to Nigeria’s economic development goals, workforce development and heritage preservation.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Regional
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

National Policy on Culture shall; Encourage collaborative learning programmes to ensure appropriate packaging of cultural assets and facilitate marketing programmes to increase cultural tourism; Strengthen relevant institutions to provide adequate training and services to maximize economic development opportunities via tourism industry; Integrate local communities into the management and exploitation of tourism industry; Preserve, protect and maintain public museums and heritage sites and all cultural facilities as a means to the ends of Cultural tourism; Develop a public education campaign for involving all Nigerians as tourism ambassadors

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Protection of Nigeria Cultural heritage sites

Development of Nigeria Tourism Sector.

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Statutory Budgetary Allocation

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL COOPERATION

Culture and Environment

Context of the measure: 
INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL COOPERATION
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Culture encapsulates the people’s living styles, patterns and habits which are central to their survival in the environment. The protection of the natural environment against againsts indiscriminate exploitation of mineral wealth, deforestation, erosion bush burning and desertification as well as natural disasters can be achieved through the instruments of culture;

Also to restore the  impaired cultural sites

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Consequently, the National Policy on Culture shall: Initiate national conservation policies for the protection, preservation, documentation and development of the tangible and intangible resources inherent in the environment; Ensure that a cultural Impact Assessment is a pre-requisite for every social and economic project and capital development plan; Harmonize indigenous knowledge and wisdom with conventional environmental management practices; and encourage educational institutions and research centres to document indigenous environmental knowledge and skills.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

The preservation of Cultural heritage and a natural ecosystem and using the instrumentality of culture in addressing the global warming issues

Restoration of damaged cultural heritage sites as a result of Conflicts and infrastructural development.

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture in conjunction withNational Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA)
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Annual National Statutory Budgetary Allocation

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL COOPERATION

Culture and Poverty Alleviation

Context of the measure: 
INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL COOPERATION
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

To create opportunities for employment and economic development through Cultural Industries;

To create platforms for social inclusiveness for women, less privileged and minority groups;

To enhance creativity and market for creative products both locally and internationally.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
financial
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Empower young people through apprenticeship in arts and crafts;

Encourage awareness campaign for sensitizing Nigerians on the importance of preserving cultural heritage assets;

Mainstream culture as a cross-cutting theme in poverty reduction strategies;

Encourage inter-agency collaboration for marketing arts and cultural products,locally an internationally

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
Yes
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Economic empowerment of the less privileged and youths;

Preservation of Nigeria Cultural Heritage

International awareness and market for indigenous creative products

Promote Cultural Industries in Nigeria

Gender equality and social inclusion

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture in conjunction with Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN)
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

National Statutory budgetary allocation,funds from Bank of Industry for small and medium scale enterprises

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT

Cultural and Natural Sites

Context of the measure: 
PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

To restore, preserve, interpret and promote cultural landscapes,Natural sites and Monuments

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Through enlightenment and legislation discourage the willful destruction of cultural properties;

Identify funding opportunities to support the management,preservation and development of Nigeria's Monument and sites 

Designate National Heritage Sites and maintain a National Heritage list;

Enlist the support of local communities in preservation and management of Museums,Monuments and Heritage Sites

Strenghten the enforcement of laws that prevent illicit trafficking and antiquities and cultural treasures and take concrete steps to repossess them.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Preservation of Nigeria's tangible Cultural Heriatage

Repositioning of Nigeria's Tourism sector  with the tool of Tangible Cultural Heritage of Nigeria.

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
National Commission for Museums and Monuments under the supervision of Federal Information and Culture, and National Parks Services under the supervision of Federal Ministry of Environment for Natural Sites
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

National Statutory budgetary allocation

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT

Culture and Poverty Alleviation

Context of the measure: 
PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

To create opportunities for employment and economic development through Cultural Industries;

To create platforms for social inclusiveness for women, less privileged and minority groups;

To enhance creativity and market for creative products both locally and internationally

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
financial
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Empower young people through apprenticeship in arts and crafts;

Encourage awareness campaign for sensitizing Nigerians on the importance of preserving cultural heritage assets;

Mainstream culture as a cross-cutting theme in poverty reduction strategies;

Encourage inter-agency collaboration for marketing arts and cultural products,locally an internationally

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
Yes
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Economic empowerment of the less priviledged,women and youths;

Preservation of Nigeria Cultural Heritage

International awareness and market for indigenous creative products

Promote Cultural Industries in Nigeria

Gender equality and social inclusion

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture in conjunction with Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN)
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

National statutory budgetary allocation,funds from Bank of Industry for small and medium scale enterprise

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT

Language and Literary Arts

Context of the measure: 
PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

To facilitate national integration and evolve a language of popular communication that will build bridges across ethno-linguistic communities.This will create a sense of unity in engagement and enhance intercultural dialogue and conflict resolution.

To promote Nigerian Literature and sensitize Nigerians on the need to change Nigerian reading culture.This will further deepen the understanding of Nigerian history and a good platform for discovering more litterary talents especially among the younger generation;

To preserve Nigerian Cultural Heritage and history.Some oral traditions of intangible cultural heritage are taught,while some are passed to the other generations through Literary Arts.To preserve them,a conscious implementation of thid measure will help preserve our Cultural Heritage.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
Regional
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

The National policy shall among all: Undertake research, documentation, and presentation of all Nigerian languages; Promote Nigerian languages at various levels of the educational system; Support and promote Nigerian writers in the production and publication of books, and journals in Nigerian Languages; Encourage the use of Nigerian languages  for Government and Official programmes; Identify and document endangered Nigerian languages through the visual literary and performing arts; Encourage the use of Nigerian languages in the print and electronic media; Encourage tertiary institutions and research centres to develop dictionaries and technical and scientific documents in Nigerian languages; and finally encourage the public and private sectors to provide increased resources for Nigerian language education

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

The implementation of this measure will enhance the establishment of institutional framework on intercultural dialogue, national integration, language of popular communication that will build bridges across ethno-linguistic communities;

Promote Indigenous literary Arts.This will contribute to more revenue from the sector and economic development.

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Education,Federal Ministry of Information and Culture and National Language Centre Abuja which is dedicated primarily on this subject.
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Statutory National budgetary allocation. Nigeria is a Federal States, Education is on a concurrent list.State and Local goverments also have budgets for education and Culture

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT

Culture and Tourism

Context of the measure: 
PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Nigeria’s natural and cultural heritage constitutes a substantial part of the country’s tourism resources. Properly harnessed, managed and packaged, cultural and heritage tourism can significantly contribute to Nigeria’s economic development goals, workforce development and heritage preservation.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

National Policy on Culture shall; Encourage collaborative learning programmes to ensure appropriate packaging of cultural assets and facilitate marketing programmes to increase cultural tourism; Strengthen relevant institutions to provide adequate training and services to maximize economic development opportunities via tourism industry; Integrate local communities into the management and exploitation of tourism industry; Preserve, protect and maintain public museums and heritage sites and all cultural facilities as a means to the ends of Cultural tourism; Develop a public education campaign for involving all Nigerians as tourism ambassadors

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Protection of Nigeria Cultural heritage sites

Development of Nigeria Tourism Sector.

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Statutory budgetary allocation

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT

Culture and Education

Context of the measure: 
PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Education should be functional, lifelong and balanced, allowing for training and acquisition of skills that bring together traditional knowledge and contemporary global issues.And so this measure intends to achieve amongst many:

Integration of traditional and contemporary knowlegde;

Preserve the Indigenous cultural heritage and Nigerian history;

Teach Nigerian Culture especially in primary and Secondary schools.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Nigeria’s educational system must be based on both the traditions and cultural values of her people and provide for the challenges of modernization, globalization and technology. Therefore, the National Policy on Culture shall: Involve public and private stakeholders in the restructuring of the total school environment from its physical structures to content and materials used in teaching and learning; Provide training programmes to improve professionalism in the education and cultural sectors;

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Promote an educational system that motivates and stimulates creativity, enhance cultural understanding and develops moral values and positive conduct,

An integrated traditional knowledge and practices with the global best practices

 

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture ,Federal Ministry of Education
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Statutory National budgetary allocation. Nigeria is a Federal States, Education is on a concurrent list.State and Local goverments also have budgets for education and Culture

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT

Cultural enterprises and Creative Industries

Context of the measure: 
PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

To harness the potentials of cultural industries and creative services for increased economic impact.

 

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
Regional
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
financial
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

The Nigerian cultural and creative industries, especially in the areas of the visual and performing arts, craft, fashion design, film making and video production have grown steadily.  Undertake an assessment of Nigeria’s craft industry  and develop mechanism for strengthening craftsmanship, productivity and enterprise opportunities; Promote teaching of arts and crafts and the performing arts at all levels of the educational system; Encourage the patronage of made-in-Nigeria textiles and designs at local and international levels; Establish strategic arts and crafts markets at the Federal, State and Local Government levels; Enforce laws protecting intellectual property rights

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
Yes
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

The promotion of Nigeria's Cultural Heritage and the economic development

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Statutory budgetary allocation

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT NATIONAL LEVEL

Cultural and Natural Sites

Context of the measure: 
INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT NATIONAL LEVEL
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

To restore, preserve, interpret and promote  Nigerian Museums,Natural sites and Monuments;

To Harness the tourism potentials for economic development

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
financial
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Through enlightenment and legislation discourage the willful destruction of cultural properties;

Identify funding opportunities to support the management,preservation and development of Nigeria's Monument and sites 

Designate National Heritage Sites and maintain a National Heritage list;

Enlist the support of local communities in preservation and management of Museums,Monuments and Heritage Sites

Strenghten the enforcement of laws that prevent illicit trafficking and antiquities and cultural treasures and take concrete steps to repossess them.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Preservation of Nigeria's tangible Cultural Heriatage

Repositioning of Nigeria's Tourism sector  as the tool of  sustainingTangible Cultural Heriatage of Nigeria.

Economic development through revenues from the Culture and Tourism sector

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Statutory budgetary allocation

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
Yes
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT NATIONAL LEVEL

Culture and Poverty Alleviation

Context of the measure: 
INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT NATIONAL LEVEL
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Cultural industries offer infinite possibilities for employment and economic development

Empowerment, self sustenance and sense of belonging

                 

 

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
financial
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Empower young people through apprenticeship in arts and crafts;

Encourage awareness campaign for sensitizing Nigerians on the importance of preserving cultural heritage assets;

Mainstream culture as a cross-cutting theme in poverty reduction strategies;

Encourage inter-agency collaboration for marketing arts and cultural products,locally an internationally

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
Yes
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Economic empowerment of the less priviledged and youths;

Preservation of Nigeria Cultural Heritage

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Statutory Budgetary Allocation

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT NATIONAL LEVEL

Traditional Cultural Institutions

Context of the measure: 
INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT NATIONAL LEVEL
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

To promote institutions recognised as custodians of culture

Establish a platform for shaping the political,economic and sociocultural life of the Nigerian society.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

 

Through community participation and involvement of traditional lrulers,document and preserve these traditional knowledge sytems that provide lessons on how to live in contemporary societies;

The kingship system in most Nigerian societies except for the eastern part of Nigeria dates back to centuries and survived the colonial and post colonial rule through communal obeisance and being the spiritual custodian of the vitality of the society.

Support cultural programmes that encourage the continuity of oral traditions,history and effective engagement of traditional institutions in the context of overall national development.

 

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

An institutional framework of traditional political system

Harnessing Cultural values and creativity for national development

 

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
The 774 Local Government of Nigeria has responsibilities on traditional matters.Each of the 36 states also has Council of Traditional rulers.
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Statutory budgetary allocation for state and local government which is about twenty percent of the Federation account.

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT NATIONAL LEVEL

Language and Literary Arts

Context of the measure: 
INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT NATIONAL LEVEL
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

To facilitate national integration and evolve a language of popular communication that will build bridges across ethno-linguistic communities.This will create a sense of unity in engagement and enhance intercultural dialogue and conflict resolution.

To promote Nigerian Literature and sensitize Nigerians on the need to change Nigerian reading culture.This will further deepen the understanding of Nigerian history and a good platform for discovering more litterary talents especially among the younger generation;

To preserve Nigerian Cultural Heritage and history.Some oral traditions of intangible cultural heritage are taught,while some are passed to the other generations through Literary Arts.To preserve them,a conscious implementation of thid measure will help preserve our Cultural Heritage.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
Regional
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

the National policy shall among all: Undertake research, documentation, and presentation of all Nigerian languages; Promote Nigerian languages at various levels of the educational system; Support and promote Nigerian writers in the production and publication of books, and journals in Nigerian Languages; Encourage the use of Nigerian languages  for Government and Official programmes; Identify and document endangered Nigerian languages through the visual literary and performing arts; Encourage the use of Nigerian languages in the print and electronic media; Encourage tertiary institutions and research centres to develop dictionaries and technical and scientific documents in Nigerian languages; and finally encourage the public and private sectors to provide increased resources for Nigerian language education

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

 

The implementation of this measure will enhance the establishment of institutional framework on intercultural dialogue, national integration, language of popular communication that will build bridges across ethno-linguistic communities

Promote Indigenous literary Arts.This will contribute to more revenue from the sector and economic development.

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Education in conjunction with the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Statutory National budgetary allocation. Nigeria is a Federal States, Education is on a concurrent list.State and Local goverments also have budgets for education and Culture

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT NATIONAL LEVEL

Culture and Education

Context of the measure: 
INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT NATIONAL LEVEL
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Education should be functional, lifelong and balanced, allowing for training and acquisition of skills that bring together traditional knowledge and contemporary global issues.And so this measure intends to achieve amongst many:

Integration of traditional and contemporary knowlegde;

Preserve the Indigenous cultural heritage and Nigerian history;

Teach Nigerian Culture especially in primary and Secondary schools.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Nigeria’s educational system must be based on both the traditions and cultural values of her people and provide for the challenges of modernization, globalization and technology. Therefore, the National Policy on Culture shall: Involve public and private stakeholders in the restructuring of the total school environment from its physical structures to content and materials used in teaching and learning; Provide training programmes to improve professionalism in the education and cultural sectors;

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Promote an educational system that motivates and stimulates creativity, enhance cultural understanding and develops moral values and positive conduct,

An integrated traditional knowledge and practices with the global best practices

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture ,Federal Ministry of Education
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Statutory National budgetary allocation. Nigeria is a Federal States, Education is on a concurrent list.State and Local goverments also have budgets for education and Culture

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT NATIONAL LEVEL

Minority Groups,Heritage and Identity

Context of the measure: 
INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT NATIONAL LEVEL
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Nigeria is a multi ethnic and multi linguist  country.The existence of minority groups with  rich cultural heritage is however inevitable.To this effect this measure among s many is intended to:

The promote  the cultural diversity in Nigeria;

To protect the customs,heritage and interest of minority groups;

To encourage social inclusion in Nigerian society

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
Regional
National
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Ensure that the culture, history, identity and heritage of minority groups in Nigeria are tied  to their individual socio-economic well-being;

Strengthen and enforce equity to ensure fairness as contained in the  application of the principles of Federal character.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
Yes
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Enhancement of equity and balanced cultural expressions;

A sense of  belonging and nationality of the minority groups;

An institutional framework for inter-cultural dialogue and conflict resolution

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture and Federal Character Commission which has a mandate of ensuring balance in allocation of resources and federal appointments
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Annual National Statutory budgetary allocation

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT INTERNATIONAL LEVEL

Culture and Environment

Context of the measure: 
INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT INTERNATIONAL LEVEL
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Culture encapsulates the people’s living styles, patterns and habits which are central to their survival in the environment. The protection of the natural environment against againsts indiscriminate exploitation of mineral wealth, deforestation, erosion bush burning and desertification as well as natural disasters can be achieved through the instruments of culture.

Also to restore the  impaired cultural sites.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Consequently, the National Policy on Culture shall: Initiate national conservation policies for the protection, preservation, documentation and development of the tangible and intangible resources inherent in the environment; Ensure that a cultural Impact Assessment is a pre-requisite for every social and economic project and capital development plan; Harmonize indigenous knowledge and wisdom with conventional environmental management practices; and encourage educational institutions and research centres to document indigenous environmental knowledge and skills.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

The preservation of Cultural heritage and a natural ecosystem and using the instrumentality of culture in addressing the global warming issues.

Restoration of damaged cultural heritage sites as a result of Conflicts and infrastructural

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture in conjunction National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency(NESREA)
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Annual national statutory budgetary allocation

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT INTERNATIONAL LEVEL

Cultural and Natural Sites

Context of the measure: 
INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT INTERNATIONAL LEVEL
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

 

To restore, preserve, interpret and promote  Nigerian Museums,Natural sites and Monuments

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Through enlightenment and legislation discourage the willful destruction of cultural properties;

Identify funding opportunities to support the management,preservation and development of Nigeria's Monument and sites 

Designate National Heritage Sites and maintain a National Heritage list;

Enlist the support of local communities in preservation and management of Museums,Monuments and Heritage Sites

Strenghten the enforcement of laws that prevent illicit trafficking and antiquities and cultural treasures and take concrete steps to repossess them

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Preservation of Nigeria's tangible Cultural Heritage

Repositioning of Nigeria's Tourism sector  with the tool of Tangible Cultural Heriatage of Nigeria.

 

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

National Statutory Budgetary allocation

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT INTERNATIONAL LEVEL

Culture,Science and Technology

Context of the measure: 
INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT INTERNATIONAL LEVEL
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

To integrate Culture,Science and Technology as a tool for survival within the environment

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
financial
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Encourage continous research into our indigenous technological systems and cultural assets in order to harmonize them with contemporary technological innovations;

Create an enabling environment for introducing modern technology at the rural communities;

Encourage the establishment of research and training centres to enhance the preservation,promotion and development of indigenous technology;

Encourage the integration of indigenous technology into educational curriculum.

 

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Harmonized technological system which consist of the indigenous traditional and contemporary innovations;

Adoption of modern technology in rural communities;

Research and training centres on cultural assets and technology

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Science and Technology and its agency,National Board for Technology Incubation and also Federal Ministry of Information and Culture
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

National Statutory Budgetary allocation

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT INTERNATIONAL LEVEL

Culture and Tourism

Context of the measure: 
INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT INTERNATIONAL LEVEL
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

Nigeria’s natural and cultural heritage constitutes a substantial part of the country’s tourism resources. Properly harnessed, managed and packaged, cultural and heritage tourism can significantly contribute to Nigeria’s economic development goals, workforce development and heritage preservation.

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

National Policy on Culture shall; Encourage collaborative learning programmes to ensure appropriate packaging of cultural assets and facilitate marketing programmes to increase cultural tourism; Strengthen relevant institutions to provide adequate training and services to maximize economic development opportunities via tourism industry; Integrate local communities into the management and exploitation of tourism industry; Preserve, protect and maintain public museums and heritage sites and all cultural facilities as a means to the ends of Cultural tourism; Develop a public education campaign for involving all Nigerians as tourism ambassadors

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
No
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Protection of Nigeria Cultural heritage sites

Development of Nigeria Tourism Sector

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

Annual statutory budgetary allocation

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT INTERNATIONAL LEVEL

Culture and Poverty Alleviation

Context of the measure: 
INTEGRATION OF CULTURE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - AT INTERNATIONAL LEVEL
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

To create opportunities for employment and economic development through Cultural Industries;

To create platforms for social inclusiveness for women, less privileged and minority groups;

To enhance creativity and market for creative products both locally and internationally

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
Regional
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
financial
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Empower young people through apprenticeship in arts and crafts;

Encourage awareness campaign for sensitizing Nigerians on the importance of preserving cultural heritage assets;

Mainstream culture as a cross-cutting theme in poverty reduction strategies;

Encourage inter-agency collaboration for marketing arts and cultural products,locally an internationally

 

Economic empowerment of the less privileged and youths;

Preservation of Nigeria Cultural Heritage

International awareness and market for indigenous creative products

Promote Cultural Industries in Nigeria

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
Yes
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Economic empowerment for the less privileged and youths;

Preservation of Nigeria Cultural Heritage;

International awareness and market for indigenous creative products;

Gender equality and social inclusion;

Promote Cultural Industries in Nigeria.

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture in conjunction with Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN)
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

National statutory budgetary allocation,funds from Bank of Industry for small and medium scale enterprises

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ EMERGING TRANSVERSAL ISSUES: Resolution 5.CP 9b

Culture Science and Technology

Context of the measure: 
EMERGING TRANSVERSAL ISSUES: Resolution 5.CP 9b
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

To integrate Culture,Science and Technology as a tool for survival within the environment;

To encourage indigenous technological innovations;

To sensitize and train the indigenous technologists on global best practices on technology

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
Regional
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
regulatory
financial
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

Encourage continuous research into our indigenous technological systems and cultural assets in order to harmonize them with contemporary technological innovations;

Create an enabling environment for introducing modern technology at the rural communities;

Encourage the establishment of research and training centres to enhance the preservation,promotion and development of indigenous technology;

Encourage the integration of indigenous technology into educational curriculum.

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
Yes
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Harmonized technological system which consist  of the indigenous traditional and contemporary innovations;

Adoption of modern technology in rural communities;

Research and training centres on cultural assets and technology

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Science and Technology and its agency,National Board for Technology Incubation and also Federal Ministry of Information and Culture
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

National Statutory budgetry Allocation and funds from Bank of Industries for small and medium scale enterprises.

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ CURRENT UNESCO GLOBAL PRIORITY: GENDER EQUALITY

Culture and Poverty Alleviation

Context of the measure: 
CURRENT UNESCO GLOBAL PRIORITY: GENDER EQUALITY
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

To create opportunities for employment and economic development through Cultural Industries;

To create platforms for social inclusiveness for women, less privileged and minority groups;

To enhance creativity and market for creative products both locally and internationally

 

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
Regional
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
financial
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

 

Empower young people through apprenticeship in arts and crafts;

Encourage awareness campaign for sensitizing Nigerians on the importance of preserving cultural heritage assets;

Mainstream culture as a cross-cutting theme in poverty reduction strategies;

Encourage inter-agency collaboration for marketing arts and cultural products,locally an internationally

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
Yes
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Economic empowerment for the less privileged and youths;

Preservation of Nigeria Cultural Heritage;

International awareness and market for indigenous creative products;

Promote Cultural Industries in Nigeria.

Gender equality and social inclusion

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture in conjunction with Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN)
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

National statutory budgetary allocation and funds from Bank of Industry for small and medium scale enterprise

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No
❭ YOUTH

Culture and Poverty Alleviation

Context of the measure: 
YOUTH
b. Objetivos clave de la medida: 

To create opportunities for employment and economic development through Cultural Industries;

To create platforms for social inclusiveness for women, less privileged and minority groups;

To enhance creativity and market for creative products both locally and internationally

c. What is: 
c.1. the scope of the measure: 
Local
National
International
c.2. the nature of the measure: 
legislative
financial
institutional
c.3. Característica principal de la medida: 

 

Empower young people through apprenticeship in arts and crafts;

Encourage awareness campaign for sensitizing Nigerians on the importance of preserving cultural heritage assets;

Mainstream culture as a cross-cutting theme in poverty reduction strategies;

Encourage inter-agency collaboration for marketing arts and cultural products,locally an internationally

d. Does it specifically target individuals and/or social groups as defined in Article 7 of the Convention?: 
Yes
e. What are the results expected through the implementation of the measure?: 

Economic empowerment of the less privileged and youths;

Preservation of Nigeria Cultural Heritage

International awareness and market for indigenous creative products

Promote Cultural Industries in Nigeria

f.1 Name of agency responsible for the implementation of the measure: 
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture in conjunction with Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN)
f.2. Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida: 

National statutory budgetary allocation, funds from bank of industry

h. Was this measure introduced or revised in order to: 
h.1. Implement the provisions of the Convention?: 
No
h.2. Support/nurture policy discussion inspired by the Convention?: 
Yes
h.3. Other reasons unrelated to the Convention?: 
Yes
i. Has the implementation of the measure been evaluated?: 
No