Comunication Policy from and for the Indigenous Peoples

Ministry of culture
Ministry of Information and Communication Technologies
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

Strengthen the development of communication initiatives that contribute to the safeguarding and reaffirmation of the cultures, languages and life space of the indigenous peoples of Colombia, as well as raising awareness about their legacy and contribution to the country.

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

Between 2018 and 2019 there have been the following results:

* Agreements between the national government and the Permanent Coordination Table with Indigenous Peoples for the implementation of the policy.

* 17 indigenous communication schools or media initiatives by indigenous peoples have been strengthened with technical advice, training for media creation and resources for the production and circulation of their own content.

* 433 creators of indigenous content (indigenous communicators, leaders, youth) benefited from training in communication techniques, media narratives and production of written, audio, video and convergent content.

* 133 video, audio and convergent media products made by indigenous communication groups dealing with indigenous languages, indigenous women, traditional forms of communication, defense of the territory, indigenous artistic expressions, among other topics. These contents circulate through community and public interest media, indigenous video festivals and digital platforms.

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 


Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
Indigenous Organization of Colombia -ONIC-
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
Indigenous Regional Council of Cauca -CRIC-
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Dominios culturales
Cine / Artes audiovisuales
Industria editorial