The National Youth Talent Awards 2016

Ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

The National Youth Talent Awards 2015-2017 was a competition for young people involved in creative arts such as performing art (music, film, comedy), literary art (book) and innovations;
The National Youth Talent award was specifically developed to;
i. Recognize creativity and innovativeness of young people;
ii. Identify untapped talents in young artist and inculcate spirit of self employment
iii. Strengthen common ties amongst Ugandan youth

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

Over 100 artists applied for the talent award
Of the four artists who were selected each of them got some funds to support thier enterpprises
As of June 2019, all the enterprises had employed at least two other young people in thier activities
Publicity of the culture and creative industry domains were published in the newspaper and online

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 


Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
UN Women
Public Sector
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
If yes, what are the main conclusions/recommendations?: 

There is need for continuity of the measure for more young people to get motivated to take part in cultural activities

Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Cultural Domain(s)
Prioridades transversales