Delegates at the World Summit

 

The World Summit on Arts and Culture brings together national arts councils, ministries of culture, arts and cultural policy makers, community leaders, and artists from around the world.  It provides a unique platform to exchange experiences and ideas about vital issues affecting public support for the arts and creativity at a national and global level.

The 8th World Summit offers a strategic opportunity to:

  • bring together key decision-makers and actors from the region who are involved in the challenges of funding the arts and supporting the development of the creative industries and the cultural development of communities; and
  • profile and promote to the world, the developments, initiatives and achievements in arts and culture of the regions that intersect in Malaysia and the Asia region

World Summit on Arts and Culture

The World Summit is the most important and longest running international gathering of professionals and practitioners involved in cultural policy and arts funding.  It is an event held every two or three years, and is the only international event of its kind in the arts and culture policy field. World Summits provide a distinctive platform for national arts councils, ministries of culture and other agencies active in the global arts and culture sector to:

  • discuss and exchange experiences and ideas about key issues affecting public support for the arts and creativity
  • engage in insightful, stimulating debate and discussions among policy makers within the context of contemporary global and national challenges;
  • challenge or affirm current practices by benchmarking good practice;
  • create networking opportunities to build relationships and potential partnerships; and
  • develop the networking, organisational and advocacy objectives and interests of IFACCA and its members

 

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