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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 >

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’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 >

IFACCA Asian Chapter meets in Malaysia

Representatives from eleven countries and special administrative regions attended the 11th meeting of the IFACCA Asian Chapter, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on 23-27 May, co-hosted by the Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Malaysia. more >

World Environment Day and Arts Policy

To mark World Environment Day today, 5 June, we are pleased to announce that  IFACCA’s report, The Arts and Environmental Sustainability, which is a joint project with Julie’s Bicycle, will be published very soon. more >

The place of ‘culture’ in the ‘zero draft’ of the SDGs

On 2 June the proposed goals and targets for the Sustainable Development Goals were released. While the document, ‘Introduction and Proposed Goals and Targets on Sustainable Development for the Post 2015 Development Agenda’, includes some references to ‘culture’, IFACCA is still keen to see greater and more precise recognition of culture’s role as a driver and enabler of sustainable development in the final document.  more >

IFACCA publishes Cultural Policy Quick Facts

Cultural Policy Quick Facts is a short international overview of the existence of cultural policies, plans and guidelines; the nature of cultural authorities and governance; and the key elements of cultural policies. more >

La FICAAC pública el documento Política Cultural: Puntos Clave

Política Cultural: Puntos Clave es una recopilación internacional de puntos clave de las políticas culturales, la administración cultural y los elementos más destacados de las políticas culturales. more >

IFACCA’s Report No. 16 now online

A report on IFACCA’s activities since September 2013 was recently sent to all members and is now available online in English, French and Spanish. more >

Magdalena Moreno to join IFACCA

We are delighted to announce that Magdalena Moreno Mujica,  who is currently the Head of International Affairs at the National Council for Culture and the Arts (CNCA), Chile, will join IFACCA as General Manager and be based in Sydney, Australia, from July 2014. more >

¡Magdalena Moreno se suma a FICAAC!

Nos enorgullece anunciar que Magdalena Moreno Mujica, actual Jefa de la Unidad Internacional del Consejo Nacional de la Cultura y las Artes (CNCA) de Chile se suma al equipo de la FICAAC como Subdirectora para radicarse en Sidney a partir de julio del 2014. more >