The Report of the Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights, Ms Farida Shaheed, entitled "Copyright policy and the right to science and culture", is now available and will be presented at the human Rights Council on 11 March 2015, in Geneva (Switzerland).
In the framework of the 69th session of the United Nations (UN) Assembly 2014, the Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights, Ms. Farida Shaheed, produced a report on the impacts of advertizing and marketing practices on the enjoyment of cultural rights. Read it.
The United Nations (UN) Secretary General released a synthesis report on the Post-2015 Development Agenda, with several important issues related to culture. Check it out.
The ECLECTIS publication "A contribution from cultural and creative actors to citizens' empowerment" defends and promotes the use of A21C. Check it out now.
The Committee on Culture of UCLG will participate in the International transdisciplinary conference "Culture(s) in Sustainable Futures: theories, policies, practices", which will be held in Helsinki (Finland), 6-8 May 2015. It will explore roles and meanings of Culture as the 4th pillar of Sustainable Development. The call for papers will close on 5 December 2014.