On October 6 and 7, more than 500 stakeholders of the international community gathered in Montreal to adopt a Declaration on Metropolitan Areas in the framework of one of the eleven thematic and regional meetings selected by the Habitat III Secretariat to help prepare the Third United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development.
The President of UCLG's Committee on Culture, Catherine Cullen, took part in a conference on the role of culture in the EU's external relations (Echternach, Luxembourg, 3-4 September). View the final press release.
The European Cultural Foundation published the book "Build the City: perspectives on commons and culture" in the framework of the Idea Camp 2015.
In the framework of the Iberoamerican governmental initiatives to strenghten community-based cultures, IberCultura Viva has launched a first call for exchanges for 2015 (until 25 September).
The Ministry of Culture, Leisure and Sports of the City of Bogotá organizes the Third Chair on New Cultural Policies, with the participation of some experts recommended by the Committee on culture and with the mention of Agenda 21 for culture (22 September - 24 November 2015).