Seminar : “Cities, culture and future”

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September 2-6, 2013, in Buenos Aires, Argentina

culture21-logo-300x100The city of Buenos Aires, co-president of the Committee on culture of UCLG, organises an international seminar to discuss and to update the conceptual bases of our work. The seminar considers the current contents of Agenda 21 for culture, and will analyse the challenges laid out by the global community: the UN Post-2015 Development Agenda, the Global Taskforce of Local and Regional Governments, the Sustainable Development Goals, the Declaration of Hangzhou (UNESCO) on culture and sustainable development, Habitat III in 2016. The seminar will develop the following subjects :

1. The pillars of sustainable development and Agenda 21 for culture

2. The basis of local, regional and international cultural development

3. Local governance as key for sustainable development.

4. Territory, identity and social inclusion

5. Creation, creativity and local cultural production

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