CULTURE

Timbuktu manuscripts urgent appeal – update 14 Oct 2013

Timbuktu manuscripts urgent appeal  - Crowdfunding to save them Update 14/10/2013 Dear Friends, Today marks a great milestone, as we have completed fulfillments for the T160k Libraries in Exile Indiegogo campaign! Your contributions have made a positive difference in preserving a legacy for all future generations of humanity. We have completed all our campaign objectives […]

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Ghana – UNESCO Culture for Development Indicators (CDIS)

Final Presentation of results in Ghana   The Final Results Presentation Workshop of the UNESCO Culture for Development Indicators (CDIS) took place on August 26, 2013 in Accra at the UNAIDS Country Office. Coordinated and organized thanks to the joint efforts of the UNESCO Office in Accra and the individuals of Heritage Development, the workshop […]

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South Africa: Why the review of the White Paper on Arts, Culture and Heritage is necessary

South Africa: Why the review of the White Paper on Arts, Culture and Heritage is necessary The revised draft White paper circulated by the Department of Arts and Culture has re-opened debate about the role of the state in relation to the promotion of arts, culture and heritage. On the one hand, supporters argue that […]

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Burkina Faso – Meeting of the Scientific Committee of the Symposium on Investing in culture within the WAEMU

Meeting of the Scientific Committee of the Symposium on “Investing in culture within the WAEMU (Ouagadougou, September 26 to 27, 2013) Held at the headquarters of the Commission of the Economic and Monetary Union of West Africa, the meeting was convened to contribute to the intellectual preparation of the Symposium to be held in Ouagadougou […]

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IFC Hits Record Investment, Advisory Volume to Promote Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

IFC Hits Record Investment, Advisory Volume to Promote Development in Sub-Saharan Africa IFC Hits Record Investment, Advisory Volume to Promote Development in Sub-Saharan Africa Investment commitments reach $5.3 billion, with projects targeting infrastructure, entrepreneurs, and farmers WASHINGTON, September 3, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today released details […]

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