Australia's Contribution to the International Fund for Cultural Diversity

Where
Australia
When
2018
Who
Department of Communications and the Arts
Key objectives of the measure:

The International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD) supports the protection and promotion of the diversity of cultural expressions and fostering the emergence of a dynamic cultural sector in developing countries through activities such as the sustainable development and implementation of cultural policies, capacity-building for cultural entrepreneurs, the mapping of cultural industries and the creation of new cultural industry business models. Australia has made voluntary contributions to the IFCD so that it can continue to support these activities that protect and promote the diversity of cultural expressions.

Scope of the measure:
International
Nature of the measure:
financial
Main feature of the measure:

Australia has made a total voluntary contribution of A$354,025 to the IFCD since 2011 (A$80,000 in 2011, A$80,000 in 2013, A$88,692 in 2016 and A$105,333 in 2018).

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

Expected results of this measure include:

  • Fostering the emergence of a dynamic cultural sector in developing countries.
  • Supporting the protection and promotion of the diversity of cultural expressions.
  • Meeting Australia’s international obligations under Article 18 of the Convention.
Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

A$354,025 from 2011-2018

Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Multi-domain