IFACCA is very pleased to announce that the Secretaría Nacional de Cultural, Paraguay, has joined IFACCA as a national member.
The National Secretariat of Culture (SNC), dependent on the Presidency of Republic, is the governing body of cultural policy, according to Law 3051/06. Its mission is to promote conditions for the exercise of cultural rights through the integration of cultural dimension in the different public policies of the Estate, the decentralization of cultural management and the enhancement of citizen participation.
The SNC notes that their integration into the global network of national agencies of artistic funding, IFACCA, corresponds to the guidelines of the National Plan for Culture which targets at promoting cultural diversity, equity, inclusion and intercultural dialogue with the purpose of attaining the visibility of culture, development factor, as one of the pillars for the sustainability of social change processes.
For further information on IFACCA members in the Americas, and activities in the region, please visit: http://ifacca.org/membership/regional_chapters/.