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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 >

Staffan Forssell appointed to the IFACCA board

The Director General of the Swedish Arts Council, Mr Staffan Forssell, has been appointed to the IFACCA board. more >

IFACCA Board Meets in Kuala Lumpur

The 42nd Meeting of the IFACCA Board was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 9-10 March, hosted by the  National Department for Culture and Arts of the  Ministry of Tourism and Culture. The board meeting was attended by Stephen Wainwright (New Zealand), Poul Bache (Denmark), Felipe de Leon (Philippines), Datuk Norliza Rofli (Malaysia), Bilel Aboudi (Tunisia), Rosemary Mangope (South Africa), Elise Huffer (Fiji), Sarah Gardner (Executive Director) and Zhang Haiying (China) as an observer on behalf of Mr Dong . It was the first board meeting chaired by Mr Wainwright who took over as Chair on 1 January 2014. more >

Arts Leaders Talk: Minna Sirnö, Finland

We invite you to watch a video of Minna Sirnö, Director, Arts Promotion Centre Finland. Ms Sirnö shares her thoughts on marketing art as a human-based need, the role of social media in grant giving, and art as a fundamental human right. more >

Report on Policy Research by IFACCA Members released

IFACCA is very pleased to announce the publication of D’Art 26(b) Policy Research by IFACCA Members: A Report. more >

Arts Leaders Talk: Tony Grybowski, Australia

We invite you to watch a video of Tony Grybowski, CEO, Australia Council for the Arts, sharing his thoughts on arts support, including the restructure of the Australia Council to reflect the changing arts sector, and his personal passion for the arts. more >

IFACCA welcomes new affiliate from Zambia

IFACCA is delighted to welcome the Department of Arts and Culture, Zambia, as an affiliate member. more >