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Welcome to the OCPA Home Page
OCPA, the Observatory of Cultural Policies in Africa, is an independent pan-African non-governmental organisation aiming to enhance the development of national cultural policies in the region and their integration in human development strategies through advocacy and promoting information exchange, research, capacity building and cooperation at the regional and international level.
OCPA has set up its World Wide Web resource centre at www.ocpanet.org (or www.culturelink.org/ocpa), offering access to a wide range of African cultural information.
OCPA Recognized as Official Partner of UNESCO
OCPA News Published
Issue no. 318, 26 March 2014 of the newsletter OCPA News has been published and may be downloaded.
Happy Birthday, OCPA!
Ten years of existence for a project is a proof of performance and, at the least, a feat. Ten years of existence and continuity for a cultural project, an institution of the mind is an indication of its relevance, consistency and legitimacy. »
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Call for Cooperation
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Directory of African Cultural Administration Training Centres
The data collected on 70 African institutions and programmes is now accessible on line. »
Compendium of Reference Documents for Cultural Policies in Africa »