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Message from the IFCCD President

30 March 2020
Dear IFCCD members and friends, All over the world people’s daily lives have changed dramatically during the last weeks and days and so has the colorful landscape of the diversity of cultural expressions we have known until recently. In many countries not only freedom of movement is restricted, but all…

Global watch on culture and digital trade

20 February 2020
Monthly watch covering all regions of the world, in partnership with GRIC-CEIM.

13th session of the Intergovernmental Committee of the 2005 Convention

From February 11 to 14, 2020
The Intergovernmental Committee of the 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions is meeting at UNESCO Headquarters from February 11 to 14, 2020.

Open letter to President Sebastián Piñera

25 November 2019
Open letter from cultural workers, artists and organizations in the sector in Chile grouped in Artistic and Cultural Cabildo (forum).

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…

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.