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General News | Feb 28, 2018

UNESCO Launches International Fund For Cultural Diversity

...Call For Funding And A New Initiative To Support Young Women Entrepreneurs In The Digital Creative Industries
UN office,Ghana
Circuit Board Paintings by Eddy Kamuanga Ilunga
Circuit Board Paintings by Eddy Kamuanga Ilunga

Paris, 26 February 2018 – UNESCO has launched the 9th International Fund for Cultural Diversity call for funding and the U40 Empowered: Women entrepreneurs powering the digital creative industries, a new initiative to support young women entrepreneurs in the digital creative industries.

The IFCD invests in projects that lead to structural change through the introduction and/or elaboration of policies and strategies that have a direct effect on the creation, production, distribution of and access to a diversity of cultural expressions, including cultural goods, services and activities, among others.

U40 Empowered is a special call to expand the IFCD’s actions to support young women entrepreneurs in the digital creative industries.

The deadline for submitting project proposals to both calls is 16 April 2018. Kindly note also that the applications can only be submitted to one call. For further information visit: http://en.unesco.org/creativity/calls/unesco-launches-its-9th-ifcd-call-new-initiative

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