International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies


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8th World Summit on Arts & Culture, 2019
26 Apr 2019

The 8th World Summit Report offers insight into the knowledge, experience and perspectives shared by participants and details the conversations that took place during the 8th World Summit on Arts and Culture, Kuala Lumpur from 11-14 March 2019. It also presents the issues that participants...

Discussion paper

8th World Summit on Arts & Culture, 2019
11 Mar 2019

This discussion paper examines how governments, cultural organisations, creative practitioners, thought leaders, representatives from other sectors and citizens can, and do, work together to actively lead intercultural cooperation and to challenge current conditions.


30 May 2013

There is worldwide interest in artist residencies, and many government agencies are involved in supporting residency programs and/or the artists that take part in them. This publication reports on survey responses from the arts councils and ministries of culture from 18 countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium,...


31 May 2012

The Indigenous Arts Policy Forum held on 7 October 2011 showed that issues such as cultural maintenance, ownership, copyright, protection, promotion, funding and infrastructures are among the key challenges for Indigenous art policy development.

The Forum participants called for cultural policy responses that could...


4 Apr 2011

Supporting the international activities of artists and arts organisations is a key function for many national arts funding agencies. In order to investigate this area of arts policy and identify key issues that affect the programs and priorities of such agencies, the International...

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