ACERCA Program

Key objectives of the measure:

-        Support and promote training and qualification actions in the various spheres and sectors of culture.

-        Promote national capacities, and contribute to the cultural consolidation of the countries with which it cooperates, supporting the development of cultural policies.

-        Support the social and cultural agents, and offer a training space to the sectors involved in the cultural production and scientific dissemination processes.  

-        Consider cultural training to be an essential part of the cooperation strategy between countries, since the contacts generated by training activities may facilitate the execution of international multilateral projects.

-        Contribute to conflict prevention through cultural dissemination and the generation of spaces for dialogue.

-        Promote and foster work online between the various international cooperation actors in the spheres of culture and science.


Scope of the measure:
Nature of the measure:
regulatory, financial
Main feature of the measure:

The general objective of the ACERCA Program is to support and promote training and qualification in the cultural sector as a contribution to development. 

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

This program  is materialized in multiple activities related to the rest of the cultural cooperation and promotion activities: seminars, workshops, meetings, expert exchanges and debate forums (also in digital format).

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:


Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)