The success of the 2005 Convention relies on a variety of stakeholders: artists, civil society, governments, academics, donors, the private sector and the media.

By participating in discussions or contributing financially, our partners work to protect and promote of the diversity of cultural expressions and strengthen the scope and impact of UNESCO’s programmes.


There are many ways to get involved:

Civil Society

Become an accredited civil society partner


Ratify the Convention

Private Sector

Fund activities to achieve common development goals

  • Share business expertise
  • Dedicate human and financial resources to UNESCO
  • Provide in-kind contributions
  • Sponsor events, high-level conferences and International Days