A two-year pilot programme exploring ways in which local culture can improve the lives of individuals around the world.
Our priority in Wider Europe is to promote diverse societies and the participation of disabled people in social policy-making through inclusive arts practice.
Our Shared Cultural Heritage
In partnership with the Department for Culture Media and Sport, the British Council has launched a £30 million fund to protect cultural heritage overseas at risk due to conflict.
Our programme in South Asia supports the empowerment of women and girls, and recognises the potential of heritage for economic empowerment and social inclusion.
Our programmes in East Asia promote traditional crafts and heritage for social inclusion and economic development.
The Arts and Active Citizens programme aims to contribute to the promotion of peace and development in the Horn of Africa (HoA).
This programme aims to support artists and creatives in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) to develop quality local digital content and increase visibility and access online.
Supporting Arts & Homelessness International (AHI) to set up a global ‘hive’ of hubs around the world.
Our work in the Americas supports three key areas: social inclusion, young people’s empowerment, and international connections.
Our projects in MENA support the recovery and transition of individuals in conflict-affected environments through the direct sharing of authentic stories.