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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 >

IFACCA appoints a new Regional Coordinator for Africa

IFACCA is pleased to announce Ayeta Wangusa as its Regional Coordinator for Africa, to support IFACCA’s engagement with its members and stakeholders on the continent. more >

La FICAAC nomme un nouveau coordinateur régional pour l’Afrique

La FICAAC est heureuse d’annoncer la nomination d’Ayeta Wangusa au poste de coordinatrice régionale pour l’Afrique, pour représenter la FICAAC auprès de ses membres et de ses partenaires sur le continent. more >

Challenges 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 Challenges in current financial times, recorded at last year’s CEO Leadership Seminar in Santiago de Chile. more >

CONACULTA’s Julia Patricia Fernández Robinson appointed to IFACCA board

IFACCA is delighted to announce the appointment to its board of Julia Patricia Fernández Robinson, who has been the Director of International Cultural Cooperation in the National Council for Culture and the Arts (CONACULTA), Mexico, since 2010. more >

Julia Patricia Fernández Robinson de CONACULTA, nuevo miembro de la Junta Directiva de la FICAAC

La FICAAC se complace en anunciar el nombramiento en su Junta Directiva de Julia Patricia Fernández Robinson, Directora de Cooperación Cultural Internacional en el Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes (CONACULTA), México esde 2010. more >

IFACCA congratulates UCLG on Culture 21: Actions at Bilbao Summit

At the first Culture Summit of the United Cities and Local Government (UCLG), held in Bilbao  on 18-20 March, IFACCA Executive Director, Sarah Gardner, announced that the board of IFACCA welcomed the extensive range of commitments made regarding the role of culture in sustainable cities. more >

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