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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

Improving the Status of the Artists in East Africa

Djibouti and Mauritius have both recently taken initiatives to strengthen the socio-economic...
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Boosting artists’ status in Mauritius: designing a new law

Mauritius, with the support of UNESCO, has launched an initiative to design a new law to...
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Gender equality and diversity: World Radio Day in Viet Nam

Media Promotes Gender Equality was the major topic of this year’s World Radio Day in Viet Nam where...

Community participation in the arts celebrated in 95th anniversary year of Cuban radio

UNESCO Havana joined in on World Radio Day in Cuba on 13 February to discuss community...

Rwanda joins World Radio Day global conversation for the first time

Radio facilitates public participation, the circulation of new ideas and the sharing of cultural...

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...