For the West African region, the consortium formed by the French Institute and the Kôrè Cultural Center in Ségou (Mali) was selected to implement the “ACP-EU Culture Programme: support for the Culture and Creation in West Africa- AWA”. Conducted over a period of 40 months (from December 2020 to April 2024), the main objective of the AWA program is to support the structuring of cultural and creative industries in West Africa, by encouraging the boosting of their competitiveness and by contributing to supporting the development of the region’s digital economy. Addressing 16 West African countries (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Ivory Coast, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo and Mauritania ), this program revolves around three main areas of intervention: financial support for the structuring and promotion of projects led by cultural operators in the region, the implementation of a skills-building program for professionals in the cultural and creative industries, aimed in particular at facilitating access to the market and to innovative financing, the networking of West African cultural actors through innovative models of creative collaborations
The French Institute of Mauritania (IfM) belongs to France’s cultural network abroad. This establishment is the main platform for dialogue between France and Mauritania in the fields of culture and knowledge. It accompanies students wishing to continue their higher education in France, organizes cultural events, offers the services of a media library, and encourages exchanges with France in the field of culture and audiovisual. Mauritania shows French culture in all its diversity and promotes Mauritanian culture in all its richness. A place for meetings and exchanges, the French Institute of Mauritania supports the artistic and cultural life of Nouakchott by developing numerous collaborations with local partners. With them, it builds a rich and diverse program. Finally, the French Institute of Mauritania supports student mobility through its Campus France branch.
The ACP-EU CULTURE programme, towards a viable cultural industry in ACP countries.
For the development of art and culture Born from the incredible cultural, social, economic and tourism momentum generated in recent years by the advent of the Festival sur le Niger in Ségou and initiatives that are linked to it, the Foundation Festival sur le Niger aims to gather energies and bring together some expertise for the development and improvement of the professions of art and culture in Mali and Africa
AFRIKAYNA is a Moroccan non-profit association working for intercultural exchange, development and cooperation in Africa. AFRICA ART LINES is a fund allowing artists and cultural operators carrying artistic projects between Morocco and African countries to benefit from funding for their travel expenses.
The Swedish Foundation for Human Rights (SFHR) is a politically and religiously independent organisation established in 1991 to promote human rights internationally and in Sweden. The organisation was founded by Amnesty International – Swedish section, Diakonia, Save the Children Alliance, Swedish Red Cross and the Swedish Church. Since 2008, the SFHR is part of the Swedish popular education network Sensus, while maintaining its status as an independent foundation with its own board.
Our symbol is a doubleturned face symbolising our mission to both monitor and examine human rights. We always strive to contribute with different approaches and perspectives.
Mimeta has been working within culture and development since 2006. The organization is organized as limited company with charitable statutes. Mimeta is working from Arendal (NO). Mimeta is involved in culture sector development in more than twenty countries, by the means of financial support, knowledge building, professional advises and art promotion.
The DOEN Foundation believes in a green, socially inclusive and creative society. We witness how people use enterprising approaches to actively come up with innovative solutions for a better world. They take the lead, dare to take risks, and create change. They break through old structures and cast new perspectives on current challenges. These innovators are also an inspiration to others. With the contribution of the Dutch Charity Lotteries, the DOEN Foundation supports over 200 initiative…
MASA is a program for the cultural development of African performing Arts. It was officially launched at the Second Conference of Ministers for Culture and French speaking countries in Liege (Belgium), back in 1990. The decision to create this market was taken in order to develop the skills of the African professionals of living arts (music, theater, dance) and to grant African productions and performers access to the international market.