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The 6th IFCCD Congress was held in Lomé, Togo, from October 9 to 11, 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 days.
The speakers presented their actions and discussed pan-African and international issues in seven panels, each of which was the subject of an online summary.
Panel videos can be viewed online:
Opening Day 1
Panel 1 : The implementation of the 2005 Convention in the African region
Panel 2 : Public policies for culture
Panel 3 : Civil society participation in public policy development
Panel 4 : Addressing the major challenges for the diversity of cultural expressions
Opening Day 2
Panel 5 : Civil society challenges elsewhere in the world
Panels 6 and 7 : The challenges for cultural diversity on the Internet / Facing the challenges of the future through innovation
With the support of the International Organisation of La Francophonie, the Union Économique et Monétaire Ouest Africaine (UEMOA), the Togolese Coalition for Cultural Diversity, the French Coalition for Cultural Diversity, the Coalition for the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (Canada), the Austrian Coalition for Cultural Diversity, the Government of Togo, the Government of Canada, the Government of Quebec, the National Commission of the Francophonie in Togo.