IFACCA joins other culture networks to press for recognition of culture in the SDGs

IFACCA and six other key international culture networks have written to the Co-Chairs of the UN’s Open Working Group (OWG) on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) regarding the place of culture in the goals for development in the next 15 years. more >

Latest Announcements

IFACCA Board Meets in Suva

The Board of IFACCA, the world’s federation of national arts councils and culture ministries, concluded today its 39th meeting in Suva, having set the organisation’s direction for the next four years.more >

IFACCA Board to meet in Fiji

The IFACCA board will meet in Suva, Fiji, on 22-23 July, hosted by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community, the Fiji Department of National Heritage, Culture and the Arts, and the Fiji Arts Council.more >

Report on the 2005 UNESCO Convention in Asia

IFACCA has today published Analytical Report: Cultural Policies and the 2005 UNESCO Convention in Asia. The report, commissioned by UNESCO, aims to provide an overview of national policies and measures implemented by Parties in Asia in regard to the 2005 UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions.more >

Latest International News

Relanzamiento del programa “Inclusión Cultura” para jubilados

El programa consta de actividades y proyectos culturales dirigidos a los titulares de derecho de las principales políticas de la Seguridad Social.more >

Urgent calls for arts sector to invest in new financial models – report

Arts Council England and other public funders of culture should ring-fence at least 1% of their annual budget to help unlock millions of pounds of additional investment for the sector, according to new research.more >

Young people abroad attracted to culture and Shakespeare in UK – report

The UK’s cultural offering is the country’s most appealing feature for young people visiting from abroad, according to a new survey.more >

Latest National Arts Agency News

MCYS receives $1.3M for 5th Pan Minors Literacy programme from Republic Bank

This morning the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport, Dr. Frank Anthony received a cheque valuing $1.3M from Republic Bank for sponsorship of the 5th Right Start Pan Minors Music Literacy programme.more >

Reúne Coloquio Iberoamericano a especialistas de primer nivel en crítica de arte

Especialistas en crítica de arte provenientes de España, Argentina, Colombia, Estados Unidos, Cuba y México han comenzado a reflexionar sobre esta actividad, vital para la vida cultural, que invita a pensar, ver y comprender la creación artística.more >

Iberoamerican Symposium on art critics

Experts in art criticism from Spain, Argentina, Colombia, United States, Cuba and Mexico met to discuss art critism - an activitiy vital for cultural life that invites to understand, see and think of artistic creation.  more >