World Fund for the Safeguard of Indigenous Cultures (WOFIC)

Fonds mondial pour la sauvegarde des cultures autochtones (FMCA)

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History

as an affiliate autonomous department of International Commission for the Rights of Aboriginal Peoples (ICRA International).

Aims

Sensitize developed societies, nations and governments to the importance of safeguarding ethnic and cultural wealth of indigenous populations; ensure training of native technicians and/or research-workers; promote the making of audio-visual documents as the outcome of studies carried out by native people themselves; support and encourage peoples and ethnic groups to assert and maintain their cultural identity; compile documents and studies on threatened peoples on whom information is lacking; defend intellectual property and cultural identity rights of native peoples; together with their representatives and organizations, contribute to defence of human heritage.

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Activities

Designs and develops units in regions where native cultures are being threatened with extinction or profound change; sets up individual centres and programmes for preservation of specific cultures; trains native teams and young individuals in recording their peoples' traditions, customs, legends and mythologies through studies, documents and films; supports indigenous schools; promotes craftsman's trade and traditional weaving by setting up arts and crafts centres.

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Subjects *

  • Society
    • Minority, Indigenous Groups
  • Commerce
    • Funds
  • Societal Problems
    • Protection
  • Recreation
    • Folk Traditions
  • Culture
    • Culture
  • Peace
    • Rights

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

K0740

Last News Received

13. Dec 2004
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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