Creative industries of Tajikistan in focus of the UNESCO 2005 Convention

20 February 2015

The 3-days training workshop on implementation of Convention 2005 was organized by the UNESCO Cluster Office in Almaty with the support of the National Commission of the Republic of Tajikistan for UNESCO from 16 to 18 February 2015 in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.

The main objective of the training was awareness rising of the participants and the governmental authorities to the 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions that has been ratified by Tajikistan in 2007. In particular, the training fostered activities on the development of the creative industries in the Republic of Tajikistan, as well as strengthened capacities of national experts and representatives of cultural industries.

Participants of the training, representing the Ministry of Culture, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and other governmental authorities, Radio, TV and broadcasting, correspondents and representatives of the Unions of writers, cinematographers, journalists, composers, artists, theatrics, as well as the leading cultural centres, such as Baktriya and museums of the country, NGOs in the field of crafts, musicians and dancers have learnt about the main instruments of the 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions and took part in the practical part designed to teach how-to work with the International Fund for Cultural Diversity in order to implement cultural projects and programmes in Tajikistan aimed at protecting and promoting the diversity of cultural expressions.

Permanent link: http://en.unesco.kz/creative-industries-of-tajikistan-in-focus-of-the-unesco-2005-convention