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Culture in Southern Africa

"Culture... is ... the whole complex of distinctive spiritual, material, intellectual and emotional features that characterize a society or social group. It includes not only arts and letters, but also modes of life, the fundamental rights of the human being, value systems, traditions and beliefs." World Conference on Cultural Policies, Mexico City, 06 August 1982 Read more...


logo_E.jpg25 Mar 2015 Moving SADC forward by combating the Illicit Trafficking of Cultural and Natural Heritage in Southern Africa
The launch event of SADCHA (Heritage Association) was officiated by the Hon. Minister Vincent Seretse of the Ministry of Trade and Industry and Mr. Jimmy Opelo, Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism of Botswana.
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19 Mar 2014 ICH Workshop in Harare, Zimbabwe
Strengthening sub-regional cooperation and national capacities in seven Southern African countries for implementing the 2003 convention for the safeguarding of ICH
The first workshop is taking place in Harare, Zimbabwe from 18 to 20 March 2014. More

13 Oct 2012 Periodic update on MDGF "Sustainable Cultural Tourism in Namibia"

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    MDGF Joint Programme "Sustainable Cultural Tourism in Namibia"

    New Flanders financed project on ICH safeguarding in Soutnern Africa 2014

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