Project ID 2210554062

The COVID-19 pandemic has significant implications across population groups and key sectors, the full extent of which is still not assessed. The imposed restrictions influenced much on the work of local cultural and creative industries, which mostly operating as small and medium-based enterprises. The initiative will be supported and aligned with the KFIT project on "Strengthening Digital Literacy Skills and Competencies and Promoting Gender Equality in Cultural and Creative Sectors in Central Asia". In modern Central Asia, there is a growing interest in Cultural and Creative Industries (CCI) and their potential contribution to sustainable development. Also, the initiative will focus on promotion of the 2005 Convention for further ratification by Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.

  • On-going

USD 35,000

Total Project Budget

USD 15,000

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2022.01.01
End Date 2023.12.31
Benchmark as of 2023.06.30

Geographical Scope and Beneficiaries

Country Allocation


Financial plan

Type of Funding Uses of Funding Sources of Funding Project Budget (USD) Incurred Expenditures (USD)
Voluntary Contribution - Tightly Earmarked Culture Kazakhstan 35,000 15,000

Project contributes to

Contribution to UNESCO Results Framework 2022-2025
Sector: Culture
Outcome 5 - Enhance the protection and promotion of the diversity of heritage and cultural expressions Output: 5.CLT5 - Member States and civil society capacities strengthened to protect and promote the diversity of cultural expressions through dynamic and inclusive cultural and creative industries
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 30%
  • 30%
  • 30%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 50%
  • Youth | 30%