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NCAC - National Digital Collection Project - A Cooperation Between NCAC and the University of Hamburg
The National Centre for Arts and Culture (NCAC) on Wednesday 21st September 2016 signed a memorandum of understanding with the University of Hamburg, Germany, which spells out the responsibilities of the partners in implementing a new project aimed at making the oral collections of the NCAC more accessible to students and researchers.
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Banjul International Colloquium on slavery, slave trade and colonialism July 25, 26, 27 2016
Through this rare gathering, The Gambia wishes to once again put the triple painful episodes of slavery, slave trade and colonialism before the court of international public opinion in order to fully expose the negative effects they have on the social, economic and political evolution of Africa
Roots Home Coming Festival 2016
Gambia Completes Needs Assessment for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage
Under the auspices of the UNESCO Dakar Office, and with the assistance of a Consultant fielded in from Mali, the NCAC conducted a needs assessment exercise for safeguarding the intangible cultural heritage of the country, between 8th – 18th June 2015.
Copyright Regulations 2015 validation technical meeting
April 21 2015
On April 21 2015, in our bid to firm up the copyright administration the NCAC called stakeholders to a day long' meeting to discuss the draft copyright regulations. The meeting was held at the Gambia Hospitality and Tourism Institute (GTHI). It was attended by the Hon Minister of Tourism and Culture.
ARIPO Seminar on copyright
In August 2014, NCAC and the Ministry of Justice co-hosted an ARIPO seminar on patents and copyright. The programme, which took place at the Sheraton Hotel, Brufut, was attended by a cross section of creators and inventors. It was there that the Gambia undertook to ratify the ARIPO treaty on Traditional Knowledge and Folklore.