Aktionsbühne Irak – Spotlight Iraq, 2018 to 2019

Goethe-Institut e.V.
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

Main aims:
Establishing the basic conditions for a flourishing cultural landscape in Iraq

Target groups:
Creative and cultural organisations in Iraq; cultural creators of all ages, with a special focus on young people aged between 18 and 35

Expected results:
Supporting critical analysis of the term "cultural identity" and strengthening civil society dialogue in Iraq; providing financial resources as direct start-up support for Iraqi artists and cultural creators; implementing measures for training and qualification, networking/exchange and presentation/publication

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

Twenty-four multidisciplinary projects by inspiring artists in Iraq funded between 2018 and 2019, selected by an independent jury from 88 applications in 2018 and 108 applications in 2019 from all over Iraq; a network developed and capacity-building provided for young cultural creators

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 

EU124,000 (2018); EU161,000 (2019)

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
Federal Foreign Office
Public Sector
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Cultural Domain(s)
Prioridades transversales
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