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New IFCD email address: convention2005.ifcd@unesco.org
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Palestine: Young women behind the camera in the spotlight at audio-visual training

The film industry’s gender gap is in the spotlight, with actors speaking up against under-representation and unequal...

Developing Colombia’s creative economy through professional trainings

In 2018, the City of Bogota recorded 28,046 companies in the creative and cultural industries, of which 29.2% were...

Creating employment opportunities in music across Africa

The African Music Development Program (AMDP) developed by the International Music Council (ICM) aims to strengthen the...
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San Community of Namibia shares their music with the world

Music may account for only 4% of Africa's cultural and creative industries, but it is one of the most dynamic...

Interview with Loeurt To - Arts and culture represents life and action

Loeurt To has witnessed the growth of performing arts industry in Cambodia first hand. Through his capacity building...

Interview with Maguette Dieye - Arts and culture is the driving force

Maguette Dieye is a cultural project manager at Diagn’art in Saint Louis, Senegal, where she works to bring positive...

Call for proposals: IFCD monitoring and evaluation framework redesign and IFCD- funded projects impact study

The 2005 Convention Secretariat is looking for a company with proven expertise in the field of project monitoring and...
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UNESCO calls for more structured cultural policies promoting gender equality at the 2019 FESPACO

The 26th edition of the Pan-African Film and Audiovisual Festival of Ouagadougou (FESPACO) was held in Ouagadougou from...

Create | 2030 in Burkina Faso

 In the last fifteen years, film production has grown exponentially on the continent. Topping the list is Nigeria...

Eight new projects approved for IFCD funding

On 11 December 2018, eight initiatives that will boost the cultural and creative industries in 13 countries around...