The Arts and Culture Policy of The Gambia - 2018 to 2028 (Draft)

Dónde
Gambia
When
2019
Quién
The National Centre for Arts and Culture (NCAC)
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

* It was developed through intensive and inclusive stakeholder participation, updating the first National Cultural Policy developed in 1988, and was supported by a UNESCO funded international Consultant.
* It was spearheaded by the National Centre for Arts and Culture (NCAC), under the aegis of the Ministry of Tourism and Culture, as the Government Coordinating Agency for the Management, Promotion and Development of the Arts and Culture Sector.
* It requires the development of a Strategic Plan and Business Plan to start the process of implementation.
* The mission of the Policy is to see Arts and Cultural Heritage repositioned as a veritable tool for promoting the socioeconomic devevelopment of The Gambia, and contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
* Several principles of the 2005 Convention like respect for fundamental freedoms, diversity of cultural expression were embedded.

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

It has not yet been passed but is the at the final stage of approval which is the Cabinet approval.

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partner
UNESCO
Ministry of Tourism and Culture
Ministry of Justice
Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education
Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology
Ministry of Trade
Ministry of Information and Communication Infrastructure
Ministry of Women, Social and Children’s Affairs
Ministry of Youth and Sports
Artistic associations
Press union
Cultural entrepreneurs
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
NO
Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Cultural Domain(s)
Multi-dominio