The Broadcasting Policy

Uganda Communications Commission
Ministry of Information, Communications Technology and National Guidance
Décrivez les principales caractéristiques de la politique/mesure: 

The Broadcasting Policy provides the main framework for the development and regulation of the broadcasting sector in Uganda. It among other issues provides for signal distribution, cable, digital broadcasting, ownership and control of broadcasters, the film and music industries, and broadcasting pornography and violence. Concerning the Film and Music Industries, the policy aims at streamlining the operations of the film and music industries as well as promoting local production and talent. The Objectives are: 1. To promote local audio and video/film production. 2. To promote local talent and ensure that their rights are safeguarded; 3. To ensure the promotion of local video/films, advertisements, music and sound plays; 4. To ensure that video/film services are provided in safe and environmentally-friendly premises; 5. To ensure that video/film halls are not used as hubs for criminal elements.

Quels sont les résultats atteints jusqu’à présent grâce à la mise en œuvre de la politique/mesure ?: 

1. There is greater focus on local content broadcast arising out of the enforcement of a 70% local content quota by the Uganda Communications Commission resulting in greater investment in the content industries.
2. The Uganda Communications Commission is spearheading efforts aimed at streamlining and developing the film industry in Uganda, through initiatives which include The Uganda Film Festival and licensing of distributors. The major aim is to stimulate the film industry so as to enable it achieve its full potential as a source of employment, revenue creation, and preserve culture through local content. The festival showcases local content in the film industry but also focuses on other facets of promoting the industry e.g. trainings. The aim is to generate interest in the Ugandan film industry both locally and internationally, professionalism, bring all the industry players together in a more focused and promising environment.

Partenaires engagés dans la mise en œuvre de la politique/mesure : 
Nom du partenaireType d'entité
Uganda Film Commission
Organisation de la société civile (OSC)
Uganda Federation of Movie Industry
Organisation de la société civile (OSC)
National Association of Broadcasters
Secteur privé
La mise en œuvre de la politique/mesure a-t-elle été évaluée ?: 
Objectif(s) de la Convention 2005 de l'UNESCO
Domaines culturels
Cinéma/Arts audiovisuels