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International conference for the 10th Anniversary of the UNESCO 2005 Convention on the protection and promotion of the diversity of cultural expressions.
For the 10th Anniversary of UNESCO’s 2005 Convention on the protection and promotion of the diversity of cultural expressions and for the International Decade for the Rapprochement of Cultures (2013-2022, UN), the French National Commission to UNESCO will coorganise with the Secretariat of UNESCO two conferences at UNESCO’s headquarters in Paris. Tools for Cultural Pluralism, the first of these conferences, will present some examples of good practices, at a wider European level, for the promotion of the diversity of cultural expressions used as a means for mutual understanding.
For WHOM ?
This meeting is for professionals (cultural actors, social workers, educators), representatives of the Permanent Delegations at UNESCO, and also for all those who want to discuss how cultural policies contribute to the consolidation of citizenship and the prevention of social fragmentation.
AMONG SPEAKERS :
Hatten Attalah, Executive Director of the Foundation Anna Lindh
Juan Manuel Bonet, Director of institute of Cervantes in Paris, Director of EUNIC in Paris
Jérôme Clément, President of Fondation de l’Alliance française
Mireille Delmas-Marty, Honorary Professor at the Collège de France
Catherine Ferrant, Head of Fondation Total
Sophie Makariou, President of Musée Guimet
Catherine Pégard, President of Château de Versailles
Valérie Quilez, President of the Forum of foreign cultural institute in Paris (FICEP), Cultural Mission of Luxembourg
Elias Sanbar, Palestinian Ambassador to UNESCO
Jette Sandahl, Founding and former director of the Museum of World Cultures of Göteborg
Dariusz Stola, Director of the Museum of Jewish History in Warsaw
Nadir Sidhoum, President of the association Génériques
Fruzsina Szép, Director, HUG Festivals - Hörstmann Unternehmengruppe, Berlin and Cologne
Friday, October 2, 2015, during the Week of Foreign Cultures in Paris
At UNESCO, Room IV (176 for simultaneous translation ; French - English)
This conference is organised by the French National Commission for UNESCO and UNESCO (Social and Human Sciences Sector, Culture Sector) with the support from the French Ministry of Culture and Communication and its Mission « Vivre Ensemble » and the Fondation Total, in partnership with the Forum of foreign cultural institutes in Paris (FICEP).
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