On 9-10 October, International Center of Research and Documentation of African traditions and languages (CERDOTOLA, https://fr.cerdotola.com/) is organizing the 5th summit of the Cultural Institutions of Africa and the Diaspora (SICADIA) under the theme “Unity in vision and diversity in approaches”. The summit devoted to the questions of traditional power in preserving cultural heritage will include a meeting of Ministers of Culture, traditional African leaders, and leaders of international organisations AU, OIF, UN.