Since the founding Congress of Paris, culture has been at the heart of UCLG’s policy agenda.
The world’s largest gathering of cities for culture closed today in Jeju, Republic of Korea, with the commitment to strengthen international collaboration to make culture a core area of approaches to sustainable development in cities.
UCLG and its Committee on Culture are fully engaged in the pursuit of sustainable cultural development at local, national and global levels.
The Culture Summit aims at ensuring that culture is adequately reflected in the overall policy of the World Organization and that the cultural policies of UCLG members are promoted and enhanced with the shared values of the Agenda 21 for Culture.
Local leaders launch “Culture 21: Actions” and call for international community to follow suit and fully integrate culture into Post-2015 Agenda
The United Cities and Local Governments Culture Summit, held in Bilbao between 18 and 20 March 2015, has served to highlight the essential role of culture in the sustainable development agenda and acknowledge the efforts made by the Global Taskforce to ensure that the voice of local and r