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French forum calls for increased funding for EU culture

The French minister of culture, Aurélie Filippetti, united her European counterparts to push for more public and private support to reap the benefits of digital technology.more >

Latest Announcements

Commonwealth Foundation joins IFACCA

We are delighted to welcome as an affiliate member of IFACCA the Commonwealth Foundation, with whom we have had a constructive working partnership for over a decade.more >

IFACCA welcomes new affiliate member from the Isle of Man

We are very pleased to welcome Manx Arts Development/ IOM Arts Council as an IFACCA affiliate member.more >

IFACCA members to meet in Costa Rica

IFACCA members from the Americas will meet this Friday 11 April in San José, Costa Rica, for the 2nd IFACCA Americas Regional Group meeting. The meeting will be held in association with the VI Iberoamerican Congress on Culture organised by the Ministry of Culture and Youth, Costa Rica.more >

Latest International News

Call for papers: Creative nexus: understanding and strengthening the relationship between cultural research and practice

The conference "Creative nexus: understanding and strengthening the relationship between cultural research and practice" to be held from 9-11 October 2014 in Ottawa, Canada intends to cover a number of growing issues and concerns about the challenges and limitations that cultural research and practice are increasingly facing.more >

Arts Council must look beyond crowd-pleasers

The Arts Council is about to undertake a consultation process which will be carried out by a 12-member expert group independently chaired by Terence O'Rourke, the chair of Enterprise Ireland. more >

Iniciativas culturales aún carecen de apoyo estatal

La organización regional Cartografía Cultural, como parte de sus actividades, llevó a cabo el último viernes la primera reunión de coordinación sobre Balance de Políticas Culturales, correspondiente al análisis de la situación cultural durante el 2013.  more >

Latest National Arts Agency News

Simon Brault named New Director and CEO of the Canada Council for the Arts

The Canada Council for the Arts welcomes the appointment by the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages of Simon Brault as its new Director and CEO. Mr. Brault will assume the role on June 26, 2014 for a 5-year term.more >

Simon Brault nommé nouveau directeur et chef de la direction du Conseil des arts du Canada

Le Conseil des arts du Canada accueille avec plaisir la nomination de Simon Brault comme directeur et chef de la direction par la ministre du Patrimoine canadien et des Langues officielles. M. Brault entrera dans ses nouvelles fonctions le 26 juin 2014, pour un mandat de cinq ans.more >

Foro “Fuentes de Financiación y Cooperación para iniciativas culturales”

El Grupo de Emprendimiento Cultural del Ministerio de Cultura con el fin de fomentar y fortalecer los emprendimientos e industrias culturales y creativas en Colombia, organiza junto con el programa presidencial para la juventud Colombia Joven y la Cámara de Comercio de Manizales el Foro “Fuentes de Financiación y Cooperación para iniciativas culturales”.more >

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