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

News and Events

Colombia: investing in creativity

UNESCO, in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture, the National Commission of Colombia UNESCO and...

Launch of Global Report “Re|Shaping Cultural Policies” in Bogota

The Spanish language version of UNESCO’s 2018 2018 Global Report “Re|Shaping Cultural Policies”...

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...



Capacity building in Colombia

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

For the past twenty years...

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...

CDIS Index