Interculturality: Refers to the existence and equitable interaction of diverse cultures and the possibility of generating shared cultural expressions through dialogue and mutual respect.
Source: Article 4.8 of the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions.
Intergovernmental Committee (IGC): Composed of 24 elected representatives of the Conference of Parties for a period of either two or four years. The IGC meets once a year may meet in extraordinary sessions at the request of at least two thirds of its Members to address specific issues. See Article 23.6 of the Convention for more information on the IGC’s main responsibilities.
Source: Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions.
International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD): A multi-donor Fund to promote sustainable development and poverty reduction in developing countries through support for projects and activities that aim to foster the emergence of a dynamic cultural sector.
Source: Article 18 of the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions.