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‘Culture at Work Africa: Promoting the Public Value of Intercultural Dialogue for Social Cohesion in Urban Africa‘ A consortium of eight African, European and international partners joins forces with the European Union to create new opportunities and mobilise stakeholders to promote intercultural dialogue and cultural diversity in urban and peri-urban areas in Africa as drivers...

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Expected results

Approximately 50 innovative on-the-ground projects that develop safe and neutral spaces for intercultural dialogue, cooperation and co-creation supported. Cultural material and events (videos, music recordings, exhibitions, shows, etc.) illustrating tangible cases of intercultural dialogue and cultural diversity produced. Skills and capacities of local actors and stakeholders sustainably improved through training, upscaling, and exchange opportunities. A...

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Objectives

Culture at Work Africa intends to support multi-stakeholder local and regional cooperation projects that are based on and promote intercultural dialogue, diverse cultural expressions, access to culture and the role of cultural and public spaces for social inclusion, notably of disadvantaged groups. The project will also contribute to build and improve, sustainably, local actors’ and...

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Activities

Two calls for proposals to support approximately 50 projects in 15 African countries. Sub-grantees’ co-production of cultural materials, artworks and events at local and cross-border level to improve intercultural dialogue, understanding and social inclusion of disadvantaged groups for sustainable development. 4 seminars for stakeholders, including mayors, 4 exchange/study visits, peer learning, continuous coaching of sub-grantees...

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Beneficiaries

The activities target cultural institutions and independent art centres, creators, public and private cultural operators, civil society groups, activist groups, community leaders, scholars and local authorities from 15 African countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda and Zimbabwe. The final beneficiary groups...

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