Culture for Development supports production of a film on MDGs


The MDG-F Progamme will support production of one film and workshops that will be held within the Sarajevo Talent Campus. Workshops will focus on problems addressed by MDGs. Young authors will learn about the MDGs such as the elimination of poverty and hunger, gender equality, education, environmental protection, etc.

“Resolving problems that residents of BiH face daily is in the foundation of Millennium Development Goals. I believe that film artists we are supporting will especially motivate youth to be actively involved creation of the better environment and future for all, with full respect of the human rights and equality. Cultural creativity, music and art is something that unite us universally, no matter where we come from, no matter what color of our skin, no matter what ethnicity we belong to, because human ideas and human creativity is universal throughout the planet”, said Yuri Afanasiev, Resident Coordinator of UN to BiH.

“It is a pleasure to have partners with whose support we can work on development of regional cooperation and education of the young film makers who will have the opportunity to produce their first short movies within the Sarajevo City of Film”, said Mirsad Purivatra, Director of the Sarajevo Film Festival.

The Programme Culture for Development is a three-year programme that is being implemented in partnership of three UN Agencies: UNDP, UNICEF and UNESCO, in cooperation with the Ministry of Civil Affairs of BiH, Ministry of Culture and Sports of FBiH, Ministry of Education and Culture of RS, as well as other institutions working in the area of education and culture.

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