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21. May 2019.

As part of the 10th call for applications, the UNESCO will be receiving proposals for innovative projects aimed at strengthening the cultural and creative sector in developing countries through:

• the introduction and/or elaboration of practical policies and strategies that have a direct impact on the creation, production, distribution and access to diverse cultural expressions,

•  the strengthening of the human and institutional capacities of the public sector and civil society organizations that are considered necessary to support sustainable local and regional cultural industries and markets in developing countries.

The maximum amount of funds that can be claimed per project is 100,000 US dollars.

Public authorities, public institutions and non-governmental organizations from developing countries that are members of the Convention on the Protection and Improvement of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (UNESCO, 2005), including Serbia, as well as international non-governmental organizations, have the right to apply.

Attached hereto, as well as on the website of the Institute for the Study of Cultural Development, you can find further information on the types of eligible projects and on how to apply. You can find all the details and the electronic platform for filling in the application form on the website of UNESCO

The competition is open until June 13, 2019.

The text of the competition is available on

Source: Office for Cooperation with Civil Society and Coordination Body