UNESCO invites NHIMBE to PARIS: December 2017
In a busy season for Nhimbe Trust with a musical theatre production, cultural consultancies and building up the Bluez Café, the Bulawayo-based NGO has been invited as an observer, to the 11th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions, at UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, from 12-15 December 2017.
One of the sessions will address how development agencies can contribute to the implementation of the 2005 Convention and SDGs.
The Nhimbe Trust executive director Josh Nyapimbi is establishing strong visibility for Zimbabwe on several different platforms, including the Zimbabwe Creative Civil Society’s National Plan of Action for Arts & Culture (NPAAC); the Creative Economy Outlook Zimbabwe (CEOZ), and the African Cultural Policy Network (ACPN).
At the time of writing Nyapimbi has accepted an invitation to Rwanda to join a meeting of experts towards the development of the Rwanda creative sector National Action Plan for Arts and Culture in Kigali from 26 November.