Portal de la Cultura de América Latina y el Caribe
 
 

Coordinated and financed by the UNESCO Regional Office for Culture in Latin America and the Caribbean since 2002, at the request of the Member States in the region, the Portal has become a regional platform offering wide coverage of the Organization’s activities and results in Latin America and the Caribbean.

It has become an indispensable and almost unique digital tool providing relevant information, in Spanish and English, on the performance and best practices in Culture of the 33 Member States in the region.

The Portal presents:

Updated information on the cultural authorities of the 33 Member States in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Thematic pages on the main lines of action/expected results of the UNESCO Major Programme IV on Culture.

News on the cultural activities and good practices of the Member States, as well as the actions undertaken by UNESCO in the region.

Cultural Agenda with information on the main events organized in the region.

Calls for events, courses, contests and awards in the region.

Pages dedicated to all the Forums of Ministers of Culture and Officials in Charge of Cultural Policies in Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as all the Meetings of Ministers of Culture of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) held from 1989 to 2016, the date of the last meeting.

Sections on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Culture for Development.

Data sheets on more than 900 cultural entities, bodies and organizations, as well as networks in the region, registered in its Directory of Institutions.

Cultural documents of interest (nearly 750) including all the Culture Conventions adopted by UNESCO.

Culture & Development magazine: The 14 issues published by the UNESCO Regional Office for Culture in Latin America and the Caribbean since the year 2000 in digital version.

Thematic newsletter of the Portal of Culture of Latin America and the Caribbean, collection published since 2008 (15 issues).

Oralidad magazine, published by the UNESCO Regional Office for Culture in Latin America and the Caribbean between 1998 and 2011 (17 issues) in digital version.

Sites of Memory of the Slave Route in the Latin Caribbean (http://www.lacult.unesco.org/sitios_memoria/) Web version of the multimedia “Sites of Memory of the Slave Route in the Latin Caribbean”, published in 2008 based on the results of the homonymous project, through which 25 Sites of Memory of the Latin Caribbean were identified: Aruba (4), Cuba (9), the Dominican Republic (6) and Haiti (6).

Digital Catalogue “Cultural Legacy of Africa in Latin America and the Caribbean”, with information on the sites of memory, institutions, documentary collections, cultural itineraries and some expressions of the intangible cultural heritage linked to African slavery, resistance and culture corresponding at present to 13 Member States and 1 Associate Member State.

Extensive database and advanced search engine with multiple options.

 
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- News:  5363
- Documents:  772
- Directory of Institutions:  768
- Cultural Agenda:  5267
- Calls for...:  468
- Projects:  256
 
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