The Home Affairs Bureau of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China (the Government of the HKSAR) initiated the Asia Cultural Co-operation Forum (ACCF) in 2003 to foster regional cultural co-operation and promote culture and arts industries. The Forum aims at:
- fostering and enhancing partnership between governments;
- facilitating and promoting wider participation in culture and the arts; and
- enhancing Hong Kong's profile as the cultural hub of Asia.