International Federation of Coalitions for Cultural Diversity

    27 June 2016

    Empowering Artists to Transform Societies

    The need for artists in developing countries to be able to reach global markets has never been greater, mainly for economic reasons. The creative industries, including film, music, art and performance, are the fastest growing industries in the world.Globally, the trade (...)


  • 27 June 2016

    Let’s equip our artists with knowledge

    By LAURENCE SIMBARASHE Artists need basic training skills so that they are able to package and market their products and services beyond the country’s borders. There are issues that artists need to understand for them to operate professionally rather than as a hobby as (...)

  • 28 June 2016

    Enjeux pour l’édition d’Amérique latine avec l’essor du numérique

    Par OCTAVIO KULESZ, avec L’Alliance internationale des éditeurs indépendants Nous vous présentons ici la deuxième des trois parties de notre étude sur l’édition numérique en Amérique Latine (la première se trouve ici). Dans ce texte, nous analysons la façon dont les maisons (...)

    New ratification of the Convention

    The International Federation of Coalitions for Cultural Diversity is pleased to report that a new country has accessed to the 2005 UNESCO Convention since February 2016. South Sudan – March 9, 2016 The Convention on the Protection and Promotion of Diversity of (...)


  • Staff changes at the Coalition for Cultural Diversity

    Leaving of Charles Vallerand, Coalition for cultural diversity Executive Director, and Secretary-general of the International Federation of Coalitions for Cultural Diversity Dear members, Dear friends, Today I’m announcing my resignation as Executive Director of the (...)

  • Former Canada Ambassador and Permanent Delegate to UNESCO, Yvon Charbonneau, passed away

    Yvon Charbonneau was the conscience of Quebec’s union movement Paper published in The Globe and Mail on May 25th, 2016 By LISA FITTERMAN Yvon Charbonneau, who died in Florida last month at the age of 75, was a workhorse, a militant and always a stickler for proper (...)

The founding members of the Federation total 43 national coalitions for Cultural Diversity grouping in the aggregate more than 600 professional culture organizations representing creators, artists, independent producers, distributors, broadcasters and editors in the publishing, motion picture, television, music, performing arts and visual arts fields.
The International Federation of Coalitions for Cultural Diversity total 43 national coalitions, spread over four continents: 16 coalitions in Africa; 11 coalitions in Americas; 3 coalitions in Asia-Pacific; 13 coalitions in Europe.

CCD Video on the Campaign for Cultural Diversity

Unity through cultural diversity

143 States as well as the European Union have so far ratified the
Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

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