Inter American Commission on Culture (CIC): Colombia has the Chair for the 2019-2022 period.

Ministry of Culture of Colombia
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

The CIC is a technical-political body for discussion in the area of culture, made up of representatives of the Ministries and high-level authorities of Culture of the Americas (member countries of the Organization of American States - OAS). Its main function is to follow up on the mandates included in the Declarations and Plans of Action issued by the Summits of the Americas, and by the Ministerial Meetings of Culture.

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

Contribute to a better understanding of the different approaches to culture and cultural policy in the Americas.

Facilitate the exchange of information and best practices that contribute to the rescue, preservation and promotion of cultural diversity, through horizontal cooperation.
Examine the means to provide technical and financial assistance to Member States, particularly those with smaller and more vulnerable economies, in the preservation and promotion of cultural diversity.

Encourage and promote cultural activities and artistic expression in educational programs, among others.

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 


Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
Ministry of Culture de Colombia
Public Sector
Executive Secretariat for Integral Development of OAS
Public Sector
Member states Inter American Commission of Culture
Public Sector
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: