9th World Summit on Arts and Culture

Co-hosted by IFACCA - International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies,
03 May 2023, Sweden


The 9th World Summit on Arts and Culture, co-hosted by the Swedish Arts Council and IFACCA, took place in Stockholm, Sweden from 3 - 5 May 2023. The Summit brought together leading policy makers, researchers, managers and practitioners from the arts, culture and related sectors from around the world to explore artistic freedom as a fundamental pillar of cultural policy and examine how we can – and why we should – safeguard artistic freedom.

You can learn more about the 9th World Summit from the publications below, or by visiting the Summit web site.



Read the Summit Report


Léase el Informe de la Cumbre


Read the Summit Programme


Léase el Programa                         


Read the Discussion Paper 


Léase el Documento de Discusion


Photo Album

Browse photos from the 9th World Summit on our Flickr page.