Declares The 23 Of September "day National Of The Village And It Culture Especially", With The Aim Of Reaffirm The Identity And Rating The Culture Of Who In Bolivia Are Descendants Of African.

Original Language Title: Declara el 23 de septiembre “Día Nacional del Pueblo y la Cultura Afroboliviana”, con la finalidad de reafirmar la identidad y valorar la cultura de quienes en Bolivia son descendientes de africanos.

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LAW OF DECEMBER 14, 2011

EVO MORALES AYMA

CONSTITUTIONAL PRESIDENT OF THE PLURINATIONAL STATE OF BOLIVIA

For the Plurinational Legislative Assembly, has sanctioned the following Act:

THE PLURINATIONAL LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY,

DECRETA:

? NATIONAL DAY OF THE PEOPLE AND THE AFRO-OLIVIANA CULTURE?

Article 1.

I. Declare 23 September? National People's Day and Afro-oliviana Culture, in order to reaffirm the

identity and value the culture of those in Bolivia who are descendants of Africans.

II. During the? National People's Day and Afro-oliviana Culture?, cultural days of various kinds will be held,

to make known the richness of the culture of African ancestry and its contributions to the development of society and the culture of the State Plurinational of Bolivia.

Article 2. The Ministry of Cultures, within the framework of its competencies, should prioritize and execute the tasks

specific to study, research and promote the culture of the Afro-oliviano People, as well as the recovery of the ancestral knowledge, historical facts and landmarks.

Article 3. The Ministry of Development Planning and the National Statistics Institute? INE, will develop

the policies needed to include the Afro-oliviana self-identification variable, in the census ballot and the periodic surveys, to implement and protect the rights of the Afro-oliviano people.

Remitase al Executive organ, for constitutional purposes.

It is given in the Session Room of the Plurinational Legislative Assembly, at seventeen days of the month of

November of the year two thousand eleven.

Fdo. René Oscar Martínez Callahuanca, Héctor Enrique Arce Zaconeta, Zonia Guardia Melgar, Carmen García M., Agripina Ramírez Nava, Ángel David Cortés Villegas.

Therefore, it is enacted so that it has and complies with the Law of the Plurinational State of Bolivia.

Palace of Government of the city of La Paz, at the fourteen days of the month of December of two thousand eleven years.

FDO. EVO MORALES AYMA, Carlos Romero Bonifaz, E. Viviana Caro Hinojosa, Elizabeth Cristina

Salguero Carrillo.