Cultural Development: Cultural Governance Program

University of Piura - Faculty of Humanities
Está medida ha sido notificada por la sociedad civil.
Describe the main features of the measure/initiative: 
Cultural Development: The Cultural Governance program seeks to build alliances and establish a dialogue with local governments from small communities in the north of Perú (Piura). In this program, a number of agreements with district municipalities, and associations were signed, in order to improve their management skills related to culture, arts, and heritage. The University of Piura and local municipalities propose and develop projects to promote social development through cultural enterprises. One of the main goals of this initiative is to strengthen the social fabric and to keep the local talent within these districts. Additionally, this program aims to convince local agents about the importance of responsible and planned investment in culture. This measure/initiative responds to Objective 3 of the 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions, which seeks to recognize the complementarity of the economic and cultural aspects of sustainable development. Cultural Governance Program is mainly an initiative that promotes and participates in the implementation of policies and national plans for sustainable development. These include lines of action for the support of the diversity of cultural expressions.
What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the measure/initiative?: 
3 Agreements were signed and several projects have been developed with local governments from lower, middle and high Piura (coast and highlands areas) Also, this initiative contributed to strengthening the confidence of local authorities to invest in culture and to consider culture as a transversal key pillar in their public policies for development.
Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
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