Magdalena Moreno Mujica, Executive Director of IFACCA, has been selected as a member of the 2019-2022 EU/UNESCO Expert Facility aimed at supporting initiatives for the implementation and promotion of the 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions.
Magdalena Moreno Mujica, directora ejecutiva de IFACCA, ha sido seleccionada como miembro del Banco de Expertos UE/UNESCO 2019-2022, destinado a apoyar las iniciativas para la implementación y promoción de la Convención de 2005 sobre la Protección y la Promoción de la Diversidad de las Expresiones Culturales.
It is now only six weeks until the 8th World Summit on Arts and Culture and we can confirm that we will be joined by more than 70 expert speakers representing more than 40 countries, for more than 25 programmed sessions during which participants will explore countless vital issues from a multitude of perspectives. We will also be joined by 70 representatives from IFACCA member institutions from across six continents.
Welcome to your first ACORNS for 2019! In the spirit of New Year optimism, this issue we focus on the different ways in which governments, industries, organisations and citizens are working towards a sustainable future for culture in times of significant social, environmental, political and economic change.
As the year draws to a close, we tend to review the big issues that have shaped our world over the last twelve months and how the international arts and culture community has responded. While there is certainly value in the annual stock take, as we prepare for the 8th World Summit on Arts and Culture we are keenly aware that these issues continue to evolve and await further attention in 2019 and beyond.
It is now only four months until we welcome the international arts and culture community to Kuala Lumpur for the 8th World Summit on Arts and Culture, which we are co-hosting with the National Department of Culture and Arts (JKKN). Which means this month we are all about the Summit! Registration is now open and in this issue we share some of the compelling reasons why you should join us