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".
The International Network for Contemporary Arts launched a call for contributions for the next IETM's Fresh Perspectives research on Arts and Environment.
This year, the International Museum Day (18 April 2015) will be dedicated to "Museums for a Sustainable Society".
A conference on sustainability and culture's role in sustainable futures will be held in Aarhus, Denmark, 28-31 October 2015.