The Australia Council Council for the Arts welcomes the National Cultural Policy, which sets out the Australian Government’s vision for the future of arts and creativity and a modernised Australia Council. Australia Council CEO Adrian Collette AM said the policy was a transformational step in the evolution of the Australia Council.
It is now only three and a half months until the 9th World Summit on Arts and Culture in Stockholm, Sweden from 3-5 May 2023 that will address artistic freedom as a fundamental pillar of cultural policy and examine how we can – and why we should – safeguard artistic freedom.
La Secretaría de Cultura del Gobierno de México, a través del Sistema de Apoyos a la Creación y Proyectos Culturales (SACPC), llevó a cabo con éxito la primera etapa del Foro Nacional de Creadores (FONC), que en su primera edición convocó a una audiencia diversa y de todas las edades para disfrutar en los escenarios del Complejo Cultural Los Pinos.
Through the project ReIShaping Cultural Policies for the Promotion of Fundamental Freedoms and the Diversity of Cultural Expressions, funded by Sweden, UNESCO supported 16 countries in reviewing regulatory frameworks and sector specific policies they have adopted in line with the UNESCO 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions. The project provided technical assistance to the 16 participating Member States to elaborate their national quadrennial periodic report (QPR). They mobilized a wide range of stakeholders including civil society organizations and media professionals in consultations, data collection and awareness raising activities.
The IETM Campus is a training programme to support IETM members and performing arts professionals worldwide in internationalising their practices. The IETM Campus 2023 will take place from 10 to 16 May 2023 in the beautiful village of Polverigi (near Ancona) in the Marche region of Italy. This seventh edition of the Campus is organised in collaboration with longtime IETM member Marche Teatro, Italy. Applications to participate in IETM Campus Polverigi are now open until 6 February 2023 at 17:00 CET.