Building peace in the minds of men and women

International Music Council

Objectives and Mission: 

Develop sustainable music sectors worldwide; create awareness about the value of music; be the voice for music; make music matter throughout the fabric of society; uphold basic music rights in all countries; promote access to music for all; champion the provision of opportunities for all persons, especially children and young people, that will enable them to exercise rights to learn musical languages, to listen to music and understand it, and to perform, create and express themselves through music; empower musical artists to develop their artistry and communicate through all media, with proper facilities at their disposal; empower musical artists to obtain just attribution of, and remuneration for, their work.

General description: 

IMC achieves it's objectives throughfour modalities of action decided in 2011:
policy-making and advocacy;
collaboration and information exchange;
projects and research;
membership services.

Country Presence: 
Macao, China
Democratic Republic of the Congo
South Sudan
Field of Interest: 
Artistic creativity, Culture, Dance, Development, Information services, Intangible Heritage, Music, Music Education, Status of the artist, Teacher Education