International Federation of Coalitions for Cultural Diversity

    19 January 2017

    Report | 7th World Summit on Arts and Culture - Valletta, Malta - 18-21 October 2016

    In October 2016 IFACCA and Arts Council Malta welcomed over 400 delegates from 90 countries to the 7th World Summit on Arts and Culture in Valletta, Malta. The Opening Ceremony took place at historic Fort St Elmo, where delegates were formally welcomed and enjoyed a (...)

  • 20 December 2016

    Document | Culture as a goal in the post-2015 Agenda

    As networks of governmental and non-governmental organizations and global cultural actors, we are fully engaged in the pursuit of sustainable cultural development at local, national and global levels and wish to contribute to the Post-2015 Development Agenda. We (...)

  • 13 December 2016

    Publication | Light springs through the dark: a vision for culture in Wales

    The Welsh Government is fully committed to culture. By ‘culture’, or ‘diwylliant’ in Welsh, we mean the arts, music, literature and heritage or put another way, all of the creative activities that give people purpose, and a sense of belonging and identity. We see culture (...)

    31 October 2016

    New accession to 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 October 2016. Timor-Leste – October 31st 2016 The Convention on the Protection and Promotion of Diversity of (...)

  • CCD welcomes a new member

    Coalition for cultural diversity warmly welcomes a new institutional associate member : L’Association des libraires du Québec Created in 1969, the Association des libraires du Québec is a major player in the book industry. Its mission is to foster both booksellers’ (...)

  • Publication | Culture et numérique : un état des lieux de la réflexion menée par les acteurs de la Convention sur la diversité des expressions culturelles.


    La Convention de l’UNESCO sur la protection et la promotion de la diversité des expressions culturelles a célébré ses 10 ans en 2015. À cette occasion, de nombreux colloques, conférences et discussions ont fait le point sur cette décennie de mise en œuvre, afin d’en comprendre les avancées et les perspectives.


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 diversity

144 States as well as the European Union have so far commited to the
Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

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