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Arts Leaders Talk: Orlaith McBride, Ireland

Resilience of arts infrastructure; leadership; and the changing relationship between the arts council and the sector, an Irish perspective.  With a video of Orlaith McBride, Director, Arts Council of Ireland, and IFACCA Board Member sharing her thoughts on these important matters, IFACCA continues its Arts Leaders Talk series. more >

IFACCA launches Strategic Plan 2015-2020

As it enters its 15th year of operation in the field of arts and cultural policy, IFACCA is delighted to launch its Strategic Plan 2015–2020. more >

IFACCA presents at Vrystaat Arts Festival

IFACCA's Executive Director, Sarah Gardner, will take part in a forum on Art, Innovation and Audience Diversity as well as a Long Table discussion on the plans for a Pan African Performing Arts Market as part of the inaugural Vrystaat Arts Festival in Bloemfontein, South Africa, next week. more >

La FICAAC lanza el Plan Estratégico 2015 -2020 de la FICAAC

Cuando inicia su decimoquinto año de actividad , nos complace presentar el Plan Estratégico 2015 -2020 de la FICAAC. more >

LA FICAAC publie son Plan Stratégique 2015-2020

Dans sa quinzième année en activité, la FICAAC a le plaisir d'annoncer le Plan Stratégique 2015-2020.   more >

Orlaith McBride appointed to board of IFACCA

IFACCA is delighted to announce the appointment to its board of Orlaith McBride, Director of the Arts Council of Ireland/An Chomhairle Ealaíon, the state agency for developing the arts in Ireland. more >

International Entrepreneurship in the Arts: Online survey

IFACCA is assisting Dr Lidia Varbanova, an international consultant in strategies and entrepreneurship in the arts and creative industries, in her research on International Entrepreneurship in the Arts. As part of the research process, Dr Varbanova has prepared an online survey that can be accessed in English, Spanish and French. more >

.music Domain application proceeds to next stage

Music organisations worldwide have come together in support of the DotMusic application to manage a .music domain. Since 2012, IFACCA has partnered with DotMusic in its application to ICANN to manage the .music domain name. more >

4th IFACCA African Chapter Meeting held in Johannesburg

Delegates from nine countries attended the 4th IFACCA African Chapter Meeting which was held in Johannesburg, South Africa, on 24 and 27 May 2015 . The meeting was held to coincide with the African Union’s 4th Pan African Cultural Congress. more >

IFACCA reps attend meeting of UNESCO’s expert facility for the 2005 Convention

Executive Director, Sarah Gardner, and African Coordinator, Ayeta Anne Wangusa, participated as ‘international experts’ in the first meeting of the Expert Facility for the Implementation of the 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions held in Casablanca, Morocco, on 18 - 19 May 2015. more >

IFACCA’s THRIVE project to help leaders of culture networks

IFACCA has received a small grant from the Asia-Europe Foundation, under its Creative Networks program, to support the THRIVE project, which aims to document and share information about good practices in strategic planning for culture networks with a view to improving practices, inspiring network leaders, and providing a resource for networks in Asia and Europe.  more >

Social media for national arts agencies: Arts Leaders Talk

As part of the Arts Leaders Talk video series, IFACCA is pleased to release the YouTube compilation video on how social media has changed the role of arts leaders, recorded at last year’s CEO Leadership Seminar in Santiago de Chile. more >

Arts Leaders Talk: Bob Krieps, Luxemburg

We invite you to watch a video of Bob Krieps, Director General, Ministry of Culture, Luxemburg, sharing his thoughts on the challenges for the arts sector in a small country, human beings’ ability to create, and his personal dedication to the work of artists.  more >

WorldCP profile on Tunisia published

We are delighted to announce that the WorldCP profile for Tunisia is now available at the WorldCP website. more >

IFACCA’s African Chapter Meeting to coincide with Pan African Cultural Congress in Johannesburg

Delegates from approximately 10 countries are expected to attend the 4th IFACCA African Chapter Meeting which will be held in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Sunday 24 May, to coincide with the African Union’s 4th Pan African Cultural Congress. more >