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IFACCA develops a cultural policy database

We are delighted to announce that IFACCA has been undertaking a new project that looks at collecting information on the cultural policies and policy structures in 215 countries and regions around the world. A draft version of each country’s cultural policy information is currently being sent to key contacts in each country (where applicable, the IFACCA member organisation), for their feedback on its accuracy.  more >

IFACCA membership – join us today!

There are many ways to be involved in IFACCA’s activities, in particular by becoming a national or affiliate member.  An outline of membership benefits for both national and affiliate members is available at: http://ifacca.org/membership/benefits/ , the most important being the opportunities to connect with your colleagues from around the world, and to participate in IFACCA-facilitated information-sharing, networking, advocacy and capacity-building. more >

Save the date! 7th World Summit on Arts and Culture: 18 to 21 October 2016 in Malta

IFACCA and Arts Council Malta are pleased to announce that  the 7th World Summit on Arts and Culture will be held in Valletta, Malta, from Tuesday 18 October to Friday 21 October, 2016. more >

Farewell Jonathan Katz, CEO, NASAA

IFACCA congratulates Dr Jonathan Katz on his 30 years of leading the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA) and warmly thanks him for his contribution to the global arts and cultural community. more >

IFACCA meets with its members worldwide

In recent months, since the 6th World Summit on Arts and Culture in Santiago de Chile, various staff of the IFACCA Secretariat have had the opportunity to meet face-to-face with over 40 of the federation's members and potential members.  more >

IFACCA’s European Chapter to meet in Lithuania

IFACCA’s European Chapter, representing national member organisations from the region, will meet in Vilnius, Lithuania on 15 – 17 September, hosted by the Lithuanian Council for Culture in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania.  more >

IFACCA mourns a founding board member Doreen Nteta

Doreen Nteta, the founding Chief Executive of the National Arts Council of South Africa, who also served on the founding board of IFACCA and as Deputy Chair, passed away earlier this month. more >

FICAAC es invitado especial en la Conferencia Iberoamericana de Cultura realizada en México.

En su primera representación como Subdirectora de FICAAC, Magdalena Moreno Mujica participó en la 17ª Conferencia Iberoamericana de Cultura en la Ciudad de México que tuvo lugar el 28 y 29 de agosto pasado. El encuentro contó con la participación de ministros y altas autoridades de cultura de los 22 países que conforman el espacio iberoamericano. more >

Fourth IFACCA Researchers Meeting to be held next month

On 7 to 9 September, researchers from IFACCA member organisations, and observers, from around the world will meet in Hildesheim, Germany, immediately prior to the International Conference on Cultural Policy Research (ICCPR). more >

IFACCA participates as special guest at Ibero-American Conference for Culture in Mexico

In her first international representation as IFACCA’s Deputy Director, Magdalena Moreno participated in the 17th Ministerial meeting for culture in Mexico City on 28-29 August, which included Ministers and higher authorities on culture from the 22 countries of the Ibero-American Community of Nations. more >

IFACCA’s New Administrator

We are delighted to welcome Amy Griffiths as the new Administrator for IFACCA. more >

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 >

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 >