Culture

Objective:
\r\n To promote, develop, protect, safeguard and manage heritage and cultural diversity and dialogue for peace and sustainable development’

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Outputs:

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Cultural and Natural Heritage protected and safeguarded

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Under this output, UNATCOM provided technical guidance on the reconstruction of Kasubi Tombs, monitored the reconstruction process for compliance with the Reconstruction Strategy, and attended 2 meetings. Evaluation of the ongoing reconstruction was also carried out.

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Other workshops were also held including a National and 4 community trainings on inventorying indigenous Cultural Heritage (ICH ) in preparation of nomination files in four communities of Acholi, Alur, Basongora and IK and 3 monitoring visits carried out. Strategy on ICH inventorying was also produced.

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Creative cultural industries promoted

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UNATCOM held a one day workshop in Kampala for 60 people on the promotion of Arts Education.

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Cultural diversity, intercultural and interreligious dialogue enhanced

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Several activities were done under this output namely; the training of 48 Local Government officers and a mainstreaming Manual produced while implementing a PP ‘Introduce the culture policy, mainstream culture in the District planning process and developing the Action plans for the participating Districts’. Supporting the 15th International Conference of National Trusts and publishing a report on Uganda’s cultural diversity, participating at the National Culture Day 2014 celebrations on the theme ‘culture, its role in employment creation: bridging the gap’ and convening a workshop for cultural institutions on safeguarding Heritage and Promotion of Sustainable development.

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Ongoing Activity:

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  • Continue to oversee the Reconstruction of Kasubi Royal Heritage Tombs
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  • Oversee the implementation of the project on inventorying ICH of the Acholi, Alur, Basongora and IK
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  • Oversee the implementation of a diagnostic study on the status of the Museum sector
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  • Coordinate the development of a strategy on Arts Education
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  • Oversee the implementation of the Training of creative cultural practitioners in the various domains of creative industries
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  • Coordinate meetings with Traditional cultural institutions on Culture and sustainable development
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  • Coordinate the building of capacity of selected districts to mainstream culture in the planning process
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Date : 24 May 2017
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