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[Paris] Culture and Sustainable Development Symposium

Culture and sustainable development

The International Symposium on Culture and Sustainable Development will be held November 22 and 23, 2012, in the Centre des Congrès of the Cité des sciences et de l’industrie, in Paris.

The Director of the International Institute for the Inclusive Museum, Professor Amareswar Galla, will be speaking at this event.

Objectives

Present international thinking and identify courses of action to promote better integration of culture in sustainable development initiatives

The role of culture in the search for sustainable development is the subject of a growing interest worldwide, and more and more organizations engage in operational approaches to integrate culture in their policies development.

Culture and Sustainable Development

Coordinated by the French Ministry of Culture and Quebec, this conference is open to the public, will bring together artists, researchers, experts, professional culture and sustainable development, policy makers and representatives of international organizations combine reflection and action to develop innovative practices, create new partnerships and strategies reflect a greater recognition and realization of the link between culture and sustainable development.

 For more information visit the Symposium website: The International Symposium on Culture and Sustainable Development

[Next Step Conference] Culture for the Future of Europe

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NEXT STEP – Putting Culture on the Agenda for the Future of Europe

A conference debating the decisions to be made in regard to EU 2014- 2020 policies and budget and these decisions’ impact on the cultural landscape of Europe in the future.

In 2012, the Council of Ministers and Members of the European Parliament will decide on the EU budget and the programmes for the years 2014-2020. This conference, organized by DSI Swinging Europe and the Danish Center for Arts & Interculture in connection with the Danish EU Presidency, will gather a broad range of national and European policy- and decision-makers from Scandinavia and other EU Member States for in-depth debates on this urgent topic.

The conference will take place on June 7-8th 2012 in Herning in the Central Denmark Region, when the nearby city of Horsens is hosting the Danish EU Presidency from April to June 2012.

For more information see the Next Step Programme (PDF) and website: http://www.nextstepeu.com