6 October 2014

    First Latin American University Symposium of Arts Management, 6-8 october 2014

    Bogotá, Colombia, 6-8 October 2014 The University of La Sabana (Colombia) and University of Piura (Peru) are organizing the First Latin American University Symposium of Arts Management on Culture and Development: A Challenge for Latin America, to be held at the (...)

  • 9 October 2014

    Forum régional sur la participation culturelle des jeunes - 9 octobre 2014

    Le Conseil de la culture des Laurentides organise le 9 octobre prochain Le Forum régional sur la participation culturelle des jeunes, l’événement incontournable de l’automne. Leur invité d’honneur, Vincent Vallières, auteur-compositeur-interprète impliqué auprès des jeunes, (...)

  • 18 October 2014

    7th ASEF Public Forum: Enabling Crossovers - 18 Oct 2014

    The creative industries are widely recognised as a significant contributor of economic growth and development. Adequately nurtured, the creative industries have the potential to stimulate sustainable human-centred development as well as foster innovation and thereby (...)


    Investigating Cultural Sustainability

    Descriptions are provided by the Actions directly via e-COST. Due to its broad definition and understanding “culture” can be regarded as a fundamental issue, even a precondition to be met on the path towards Sustainable Development (SD) that is necessary to get to grips (...)

  • Giving voice to the arts - A study of three Toronto Neighbourhoods

    Arts Impact overview Toronto’s neighbourhoods are filled with art-making – from murals to brass bands, from hip hop artists to community choirs, from fabric artists to film makers – our city is alive with creativity. Access to these diverse art practices begins with (...)

  • Culture Matters

    Why culture should be at the heart of future public policy August 2014 This report was produced for the 2014 International Culture Summit (Edinburgh, 10-12 August). The Summit organisers invited Culture Ministers, policymakers, artists and commentators to contribute (...)

The Coalition represents the members, artists and creators of 33 leading Canadian associations of cultural professionals who strongly believe in the legitimate right of governments to adopt policies favourable to the diversity of cultural expressions against the risk of cultural homogeneity in the context of globalization.
The Coalition is the only national association bringing together the main trade organizations and associations of professionals in the cultural sector: publishing, audiovisual and new media, music, performing arts and visual arts. In total, the Coalition’s 33 members represent no less than 180,000 creators and 2,200 companies and non profit organizations from all parts of Canada.
Sharing our Creative Diversity

133 States as well as the European Union have so far ratified the
Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

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