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Vision, mission and values

Our vision:

To be a reference in the service of African cultural heritage.

Our vision of museums:


Académie des Fées, Aguda exhibition

Museums open to a wide public where social problems are raised and discussed; a leisure area for children, young people and adults; media museums, agora museums which mirror Africa's past and present cultures and propose a synthesis of those of the future.

Our mission:

To contribute to the dignity of Africans through the aknowledgment of the value of their cultural heritage.

Our objectives:

Centred on the promotion of immovable and movable objects, as well as the natural habitat which make up the cultural heritage, EPA intends to:

  • Reinforce the network of African professionals capable of ensuring the conservation and enhancement of cultural heritage
  • Suggest to African audiences programmes enabling them to rediscover their cultural heritage
  • Promote the carrying out of socio-economic development projects which include the safeguarding and enhancement of cultural heritage
  • Contribute to the publishing and diffusion of publications specialised in African cultural heritage

Our values:

  • A taste for work well done and a constant search for excellence.
  • Adherence to the ethics as laid down in the Code of Professional Ethics of the International Council of Museums (ICOM).

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