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Membership

 

Important changes in the membership fees and benefits, starting January 1st, 2020

During the IFCM General Assembly on July 29, 2019, in Lisbon, a new membership structure including revised benefits was explained to the members present at the meeting who unanimously approved it. This new system of membership fees and benefits is now more transparent. For the first time IFCM presented a new type of membership – a lifetime membership which will correspond better to the expectation of a certain group of members. The new structure is available here. This structure, including new fees and benefits, will be valid from 1 January 2020.

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Membership Groups according to the United Nations' Human Development Index 

The IFCM membership fees vary according to three country groups, based on the United Nations' Human Development Index - HDI list. The 'human development index' is published by the United Nations. This index is not based on the economical situation only. It takes into account the life expectancy, the under-five mortality rate, etc... If you wish to know more about this indes, you wil find everything on:

http://www.hdr.undp.org/en/2018-update

 

Group 1

Andorra, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Denmark, Hong Kong China, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea (Democratic People's Rep. of), Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Macau SAR (China), Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA

 

Group 2

Albania, Algeria, Antigua and Aruba, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Bosnia Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Fiji, Georgia, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Iran, Rep. Islamic of, Jamaica, Jordan, Kosovo Republic, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Malaysia, Maldives, Martinique, Martinique, F.W.I., Mauritius, Mexico, Mongolia, Montenegro, Oman (Sultanate of), Palau, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, Republic of Kazakhstan, Romania, Russian Federation, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa West, Serbia, Seychelles, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Taiwan – China, Thailand, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan

 

Group 3

Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Congo (Democratic Republic of the), Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guam, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Moldova, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, State of, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Syrian Arab Republic, Tadjikistan, Tanzania, Timor Leste, Togo, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

 

ICB Bulletin

Official magazine of the International Federation for Choral Music, the International Choral Bulletin is published quarterly in the four official languages of IFCM: English, French, German and Spanish. It is distributed in more than 80 countries on the five continents and is the official voice of choral music around the world.

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Global Choral Calendar

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