2018 AUC STC-YCS3 –AFRIMA To Present 2-Year Report In Algeria

2018 AUC STC-YCS3 –AFRIMA To Present 2-Year Report In Algeria

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The All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, will present a two-year report of activities of
the foremost awards event on the continent during the 3rd Ordinary Session of the
Specialized Technical Committee Meeting on Youth, Culture and Sport (STC-YCS3)
organised by the African Union Commission, AUC, in Algiers, Algeria from October
21 to 25, 2018 under the theme 'The Role of African Youth in Building a Strong
Culture towards Fighting Corruption”.
President and Executive Producer, AFRIMA, Mr. Mike Dada will be presenting the
report spanning July 2016 to September 2018 to the meeting of experts' which will
have in attendance senior officials of the African Union, experts from the Ministry of
Youths, Sports and Culture of African Union member states and various
stakeholders in the respective sectors.
This is following the usual practice of briefing the AU on its previous activities, also
its preparations and planning towards the upcoming 5th edition to be held in Accra,
Ghana from November 21 to 24, 2018. This will include challenges, achievements
and impact AFRIMA has made in the development of Youths in the arts and culture
sector of the African economy, as well as the readiness and preparation of the host
country, Republic of Ghana to make the 5th AFRIMA a huge success.
AUC STC-YCS3 will also include in-depth discussions on the sectors of youth,
culture, and sports by participants and provide an opportunity for AU member states
to discuss issues pertaining to the development of the youth, culture and sports
sectors at the national, regional and continental level as well as establish synergies
among the three sectors. Participants will arrive at resolutions towards the discussed
issues, while decisions will be adopted for implementation by member states.
In a letter dated 19th September 2018 with reference number DSA/CUL/16/3494.18
addressed to AFRIMA and signed by the Acting Director for Social Affairs, AUC, Dr.
Marie-Goretti Harakeye Ndayisaba, reads “…It is in this context that I'm writing to
invite you to participate in this important Ministerial Meeting and to present the report
of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) from July 2016 to September 2018 to the
Experts' Meeting, for consideration and adoption.
The STC is set up by the African Union and serves as an Organ of the African Union
in accordance with Article 5(1)(g) of the AU Constitutive Act.

Other reports to be presented during the sessions will include; Presentation of the
Progress Report of the African Academy of Languages (ACALAN), Presentation of
the Report of the 5th Pan- African Cultural Congress (PACC5), Presentation of the
Report of the 1st African Union Pan-African Writers’ Conference (AU-PAWC1),
Presentation on the African Plan of Action for Youth Empowerment (APAYE),

Presentation of the Matrix of Implementation of Decisions on Sport of the STC-
YCS2, amongst others.
The 5th edition of AFRIMA-GHANA 2018 is in partnership with the Ministry of
Tourism, Arts, and Culture, Republic of Ghana. Its main awards ceremony tagged
“Africa is Gold” will have its programme spanning four days of exhilarating activities
which are: AFRIMA Welcome Soiree on November 21; Africa Music Business
Summit (AMBS) on November 22 at the Ballroom, Kempinski Hotel, Accra; AFRIMA
Music Village from 5.00 p.m. till dawn at the Independence Square, Accra also on
November 22; a tour of the notable sites and landmarks in Ghana on November 23
followed by Nominees Party from 10.00 p.m; and the main awards ceremony at the
Accra International Conference Centre, AICC, Ghana, by 7.30 p.m with a live-
broadcast red carpet commencing at 4.30 p.m. The events will be broadcast live to
84 countries across the globe.
AFRIMA, in partnership with African Union, is a music property that recognizes and
rewards the work and talent of myriad of African artists from the old to the new
generation of musicians. AFRIMA also stimulates conversations among Africans and
between Africa and the rest of the world about the potential of the creative arts for
real humanizing enterprise on the continent contributing significantly to social
cohesion, national, regional and continental integration as well as sustainable
development in Africa.Presentation of the Matrix of Implementation of Decisions on Sport of the STC-

YCS2, amongst others.

The 5th edition of AFRIMA-GHANA 2018 is in partnership with the Ministry of

Tourism, Arts, and Culture, Republic of Ghana. Its main awards ceremony tagged

“Africa is Gold” will have its programme spanning four days of exhilarating activities

which are: AFRIMA Welcome Soiree on November 21; Africa Music Business

Summit (AMBS) on November 22 at the Ballroom, Kempinski Hotel, Accra; AFRIMA

Music Village from 5.00 p.m. till dawn at the Independence Square, Accra also on

November 22; a tour of the notable sites and landmarks in Ghana on November 23

followed by Nominees Party from 10.00 p.m; and the main awards ceremony at the

Accra International Conference Centre, AICC, Ghana, by 7.30 p.m with a live-

broadcast red carpet commencing at 4.30 p.m. The events will be broadcast live to

84 countries across the globe.

AFRIMA, in partnership with African Union, is a music property that recognizes and

rewards the work and talent of myriad of African artists from the old to the new

generation of musicians. AFRIMA also stimulates conversations among Africans and

between Africa and the rest of the world about the potential of the creative arts for

real humanizing enterprise on the continent contributing significantly to social

cohesion, national, regional and continental integration as well as sustainable

development in Africa.Presentation of the Matrix of Implementation of Decisions on Sport of the STC-
YCS2, amongst others.
The 5th edition of AFRIMA-GHANA 2018 is in partnership with the Ministry of
Tourism, Arts, and Culture, Republic of Ghana. Its main awards ceremony tagged
“Africa is Gold” will have its programme spanning four days of exhilarating activities
which are: AFRIMA Welcome Soiree on November 21; Africa Music Business
Summit (AMBS) on November 22 at the Ballroom, Kempinski Hotel, Accra; AFRIMA
Music Village from 5.00 p.m. till dawn at the Independence Square, Accra also on
November 22; a tour of the notable sites and landmarks in Ghana on November 23
followed by Nominees Party from 10.00 p.m; and the main awards ceremony at the
Accra International Conference Centre, AICC, Ghana, by 7.30 p.m with a live-
broadcast red carpet commencing at 4.30 p.m. The events will be broadcast live to
84 countries across the globe.
AFRIMA, in partnership with African Union, is a music property that recognizes and
rewards the work and talent of myriad of African artists from the old to the new
generation of musicians. AFRIMA also stimulates conversations among Africans and
between Africa and the rest of the world about the potential of the creative arts for
real humanizing enterprise on the continent contributing significantly to social
cohesion, national, regional and continental integration as well as sustainable
development in Africa.

 

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