PROCULTURA – Promotion of employment in income generating activities in the cultural sector in PALOP (African Portuguese-Speaking Countries) and East Timor

Union européenne
European Commission’s DG for International Partnerships
Décrivez les principales caractéristiques de la politique/mesure: 
The project will focus on job and income generation, by: • Reinforcing skills and technical competences available in the cultural sector; • Enhancing diffusion and commercialisation of PALOP-TL cultural products, in particular for music, and performing arts sectors which are at the core of PALOP-TL countries' cultural identity, at national, regional and international level; • Reinforcing PALOP-TL common cultural identity through the creation and diffusion of children and youth literature and publications.
Quels sont les résultats atteints jusqu’à présent grâce à la mise en œuvre de la politique/mesure ?: 
• Selection of 12 cultural projects for the creation or improvement of technical-professional and professional education courses. • Provision of 81 scholarships for higher education, postgraduate studies and artistic residencies in the fields of music and performing arts. • Delivery of five training courses on cultural entrepreneurship and funding sources to 183 development leaders in the cultural sectors (public, civil society and entrepreneurs). • Financing of 42 small initiatives and projects contributing to cultural diversity, citizenship and identity. • Delivery of six training actions on pedagogy and didactics of children's and youth literature to 194 teachers and educators
Ressources financières allouées à la politique/mesure en dollars américains: 
23.12 million USD
Partenaires engagés dans la mise en œuvre de la politique/mesure : 
Nom du partenaireType d'entité
Camões - Institute for Cooperation and Language, I.P. (management and cofinancing)
Secteur public
Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (cofinancing)
Secteur public
ABC – Brazilian Cooperation Agency
Secteur public
ACEP - Association for the Cooperation of the People
Secteur public
AECID - Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation
Secteur public
AULP - Association of Universities of Portuguese Language
Secteur public
CPLP – Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries
Secteur public
EUNIC – EU National Institutes for Culture
Secteur public
La mise en œuvre de la politique/mesure a-t-elle été évaluée ?: 
Si oui, quelles sont les principales conclusions/recommandations ?: 
• Reinforce capacity building on entrepreneurship and ensure continuous support to funded projects through mentoring strategies and more involvement of national trainers. • Reinforce the scope, goals and budget for the artistic creation hubs. • Allocate budget to the development of structured projects by key institutions in the PALOP public cultural sector. • Ensure greater complementarity between all the activities and partners. • Complement the training in pedagogy and didactics of children's and youth literature, with other activities such as the development of writing workshops for writers and the strengthening of national writers' associations in their capacity to support literary production and dissemination.
Objectif(s) de la Convention 2005 de l'UNESCO
Domaines culturels
Arts de la scène
Priorités tranversales