Region: Latin America and the Caribbean
Convention Status: Ratified
Date of Ratification: 19/3/2013
Point of Contact

Point of contacts

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Santiago Ulises
Carrera 5 #09-03 Palacio de San Carlos Bogotá- Colombia
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News and Events

Seven new projects set to receive IFCD funding

On 13 December 2017, seven initiatives to boost the creative economy around the world were selected...

New video: Making the most of Colombia's creative potential

In 2014, UNESCO launched the four-year project “Enhancing fundamental freedoms through the...

Colombia takes note of its creative potential during presentation of first periodic report

On 17 May, Colombia presented its first quadrennial report of the 2005 Convention on the Protection...

Launch of the Global Report on Cultural Policies in Colombia

On December 2nd, 2016, the Global Report "RelShaping Cultural Policies: 10 Years of Promoting the...

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 will take...


UNESCO Culture for Development Indicators (CDIS)

The Culture for Development Indicators Suite (CDIS) is an advocacy and policy tool that...

Enhancing Fundamental Freedoms through the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

Capacity-building activities for policy monitoring serve to support evidence-based policy, also strengthening informed, transparent and...

Field Activities


Colombia’s cultural scene is vibrant, contributing to more than 3% of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

For the past twenty years...