We participated to the 3rd International Danube Conference on Culture in Timisoara (Romania), 24-26 June 2015, in the framework of the 3rd panel on "Culture and Sustainable Development of Cities".
The City of Lyon organized its annual meeting "Nos Cultures de la Ville" (in English "Our Cultures of the City", document available only in French), on 15-17 June 2015.
The 19th ASEF Summer University (ASEFSU) will take place on 9-21 August 2015 in Pune (India) and will address the complex challenges stemming from rapid urbanisation, which is inscreasingly visible across both Asia and Europe, including heritage.
Two of our experts participated to the "Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions ten years after: national and international perspectives", organized by the University of Laval (Quebec, Canada) and the CDC-CCD network.
United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) published a report on "Public Space and Citizenship", which features some interesting references on the cultural dimension of public space.
The Committee on Culture of UCLG announces with profound sadness the passing on 20 May 2015 of Mr. Gonzalo Carámbula. He was a member of the drafting drafting committee of the Agenda 21 for culture (2003-2004), Director General of Culture in Montevideo (1995-2005), Director of the Communications Secretariat of President Mujica (2010-2013), and member of the Jury of the first edition of the International Award "UCLG - Mexico City - Culture 21".