Congress 2019

Lomé Declaration on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

5 November 2019
Gathered within the framework of the 6th Congress of the International Federation of Coalitions for Cultural Diversity (IFCCD), the participants in the regional conference "Pan-African Perspectives for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions" agreed on the following declaration.

6th IFCCD Congress: Election of a new Board of Directors and new officers

25 October 2019
At the 6th Congress of the International Federation of Coalitions for Cultural Diversity (IFCCD), IFCCD members elected a new Board of Directors for the next four years. These newly elected representatives then appointed the new IFCCD officers.

6th IFCCD Congress: A look back at the regional conference

From Octobre 9 to 11, 2019
The 6th IFCCD Congress was held in Lomé, Togo, from 9 to 11 October 2019. It was divided into a pan-African conference and a general assembly of the International Federation of Coalitions for Cultural Diversity (IFCCD), and brought together 85 participants from 28 countries, including 16 African countries, for three…

News

2019 Cultural Diversity Prize

7 November 2019
This year, the French Coalition for Cultural Diversity decided to honour the filmmaker and president of the French Cinémathèque Costa-Gavras and the Clowns Sans Frontières association.

Culture in the implementation of the 2030 agenda

1 November 2019
Four years after the adoption of the United Nations 2030 Agenda, a new report, coordinated by the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) and United Cities and Local Government (UCLG), with the support of various organizations, including the IFCCD, reviews progress made in ensuring the place of culture at the heart of development policies.

Call for applications for the 2019 Cultural Diversity Prize

14 June 2019
Since 2011, the French Coalition for Cultural Diversity has awarded an annual prize to an association or initiative whose aim is to promote access to culture and enhance cultural diversity in all its forms: music, theatre, circus, cinema, the visual arts... All disciplines are eligible. The prize is endowed with…

Conference of Parties to the 2005 Convention

From June 4 to 7, 2019
The IFCCD participates in the Conference of Parties to the 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions and in the Civil Society Forum from 4 to 7 June 2019 in Paris. This meeting takes place every two years to adopt priorities and decisions to…

References

Culture, platforms and machines: the impact of artificial intelligence on the diversity of cultural expressions

31 January 2019
Report by Mr Kulesz for the 12th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions.

Study on International Cooperation with French-Speaking African Countries

28 January 2019
Study on international cooperation with French-speaking African countries for the implementation of the Convention on the Diversity of Cultural Expressions in the Digital Environment.

Cultural Times : The First Global Map of Cultural and Creative Industries

8 December 2015
CISAC – International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers – published in December 2015 a study carried out by EY entitled "Cultural Times – The First Global Map of Cultural and Creative Industries". This study, the first of its kind, assesses the economic and social contribution of culture and…

Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

20 October 2005
The UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions entered into force on 18 March 2007.