Following the success of the first and second Culture Summits, and considering the growing importance of culture in the framework of sustainable cities, the Executive Bureau of UCLG has decided to convene a third UCLG Culture Summit in 2019.
The UCLG Culture Summit is a unique global event, sends very strong messages on the role of culture in development and provides a remarkable international visibility to the city / region / local government that hosts the event. The programme of the Summit, to be elaborated between the UCLG Committee on culture and the host city, will emphize that culture is an integral part of sustainable cities, and will promote the sharing of experiences and innovations from cities accross the world.
The host city of the next UCLG Culture Summit will be announced on 8 December 2017 in the framework of the 2017 UCLG World Council in Hangzhou (China).
The Terms of Reference of the Summit are available below.
3rd Culture Summit of UCLG - Terms of Reference.