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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 >

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 >

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 >