Hivos Culture Fund

P.O. box 85565
2508 CG Den Haag
The Netherlands

+31 (0)70 376 5500

More about Hivos Culture Fund at the Power of Culture

ECF new HIVOS partner

January 2004 -

Hivos and the European Cultural Foundation (ECF) have joined forces. Early in November these two organisations signed a contract by means of which HIVOS will financially support the ECF activities in the south-eastern part of Eastern Europe.

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Debate about spending development resources on culture

December 2003 -

Should development organisations primarily focus on basic needs, not on culture?

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The information society: large and small initiatives

October 2003 -

The UN World Summit on Information Society (WSIS) focused interest on ICT as a means to increase people’s independence and assertiveness.

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BongoToons

September 2003 -

A new virtual exposition of cartoons from East Africa on the lovely BongoToons site!

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No money for Havana Biennial because of increased repression in Cuba

September 2003 -

The Prince Claus Fund and Hivos will not provide financial support to the 2003 Havana Biennial this year because of increased repression by the Cuban government. What considerations prompted this decision?

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International conference wants to protect cultural diversity

September 2003 -

Specialists from non-western countries will meet this month in Amsterdam for the Reclaiming Cultural Diversity conference. Three public debates will be conducted simultaneously.

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Poems for pure coffee

July 2003 -

During the Poetry International festival at the end of June Hivos began its coffee poems offensive. The Objective: to improve conditions for labourers on coffee plantations.

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Sri Lankan theatre causes a stir

July 2003 -

The theatre piece A Bed of Nettles has caused a stir in the Sri Lankan press. Not only because of its controversial themes, but also because the piece demonstrated that powerful censorship is being exercised. 

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Nabuur is looking for virtual neighbours for a test phase

June 2003 -

The world is a global village and Nabuur facilitates contact with its neighbours.

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