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6 New IFCD Projects

All results and statistics from the last call for UNESCO’s International Fund for Cultural Diversity have been published and are now available here. 

2015 Global Report

The Global Report “Re|Shaping Cultural Policies" tracks the progress on the implementation of the 2005 Convention with a proposed set of indicators.
Full report, summary and related materials are available on line.

10th Intergovernmental Committee

Find here the documents and decisions from the 10th Ordinary Session of the Committee to be held on 12-15 December 2016.Download the decisions

News

Zimbabwean dance group Tumbuka performing at the Harare International Festival of the Arts

Harnessing cultural statistics for sustainable development in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe is ready to embark upon gathering cultural statistics. A workshop organised by UNESCO...
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The Courage to Create : Artists take action for a Gender Equal World

The 2017 edition of International Women’s Day provided the perfect opportunity for artists and...
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Japanese university students grapple with complexities of international cultural markets

Sixteen Japanese students attended an information workshop at UNESCO headquarters, on Friday 3...
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UNESCO and Sweden bolster public debate around the implementation of cultural policies

Cultural policies for artistic freedom and the mobility of artists were at the forefront of the...
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Gender equality and the arts – an interview with Audrey Pulvar

Deconstructing stereotypes and promoting freedom of artistic expression for female artists are at...

Events

Experts brainstorm the upcoming Global Report on 2005 Convention

What are the emerging trends and development in the cultural field? How can...

Building capacities for the elaboration of Colombia’s first periodic report on the implementation of the 2005 Convention

The capacity building workshop for the elaboration of Colombia’s first periodic report...

New UNESCO Chair on the Diversity of Cultural Expressions & Seminar: "The Future of Culture in the Digital Age: Challenges for the State"

On November 18, a seminar will be held at Université Laval in Quebec City, Canada, entitled: "...

Publications

Art under threat in 2016

Artists and audiences are under increased threat globally, according to a new report, Art under Threat, released by...

Investing in Creativity. Transforming Societies

The global capacity development programme helps to reinforce skills and build capacities for the development of...

Creativity Connects: Trends and Conditions Affecting U.S. Artists

This initiative shows how the arts contribute to the nation’s creative ecosystem, examines the ways in which the...

Methodological Guide on Technical Assistance

Building on the lessons learned from the missions implemented throughout the UNESCO/EU technical assistance project on...

Empowering Artists and Creative Entrepreneurs

UNESCO and the Danish Centre for Culture and Development (CKU) are partnering in 2016-2017 to raise awareness in...