Diversity of cultural expressions

International Fund for Cultural Diversity

The International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD) is a voluntary multi-donor fund established under Article 18 of the Convention. Its purpose is to promote sustainable development and poverty reduction in developing countries by fostering the emergence of a dynamic cultural sector in those countries.

IFCD is mainly funded by voluntary contributions from States Parties to the Convention. Contributions currently amount to more than $9 million, including three contributions from the Government of Québec totaling $250,000.

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