Main applicant: Mairie de Yopougon
Implementation: Côte d’Ivoire
Project duration: December 2018 – March 2020
Project code: 01-01082
The project Generation Positiv aims to promote intercultural dialogue by strengthening twenty spaces of proximity and the citizen participation of youth through the arts for social cohesion. It will be a 15 months long project that will seek to mobilize the directors of these spaces of proximity, both public and private spaces, together with the youth from vulnerable neighborhoods. The project will be focused on enforcing the operational capacity of the directors of these spaces and on organizing cultural activities with the youth, through cultural mediation and after a period of artistic formation. This action model attempts to contribute at the creation of a generation active and conscious about the promotion of intercultural dialogue for social cohesion.
The project will be coordinated by the Mairie de Yopougon that, as a public institution, creates and maintains cultural local infrastructures, organizes artistic and cultural events, creates and manages sports equipment, subsidizes sports activities, implements social action through health centers education and health care… The project will be carried out in partnership with the cultural firm IvoiRégiE, an organization specialized in local cultural policies, cultural planning of the territory, and the studies and training in relation with art and culture.
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