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2nd Culture Summit - Jeju 2017

2nd UCLG Culture Summit 2017

2nd UCLG Culture Summit 2017

Following the success of the first UCLG Culture Summit, and considering the growing importance of culture in the framework of sustainable cities, the Executive Bureau of UCLG decided to convene a second UCLG Culture Summit in Jeju (Jeju-do, Republic of Korea) on 10-13 May 2017, entitled “Commitments and Actions for Culture in Sustainable Cities”. The UCLG Culture Summit is the main meeting point at global level of cities, local governments and other stakeholders that are committed to the effective implementation of policies and programmes on culture and sustainability. 

Over three days, the 2nd UCLG Culture Summit combined plenary sessions, smaller, thematic parallel sessions, project presentations and networking spaces. Discover the key moments of this great meeting: Storify, Flickr, Twitter, Youtube and our Communiqués.

 

Programme

Programme

 
 
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Full video of the event

Full video of the event

 
 
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The Summit on the web: Storify

The Summit on the web:

Storify
 
 
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Web communiqué

Web communiqué

 
 
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Press kit

Press kit

 
 
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The Summit in pictures: Flickr

The Summit in pictures:

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Additional information about the Summit themes and structure is available on the Summit website. You can also find here the Terms of Reference for the organization of the "UCLG Culture Summit".

Background

The first UCLG Culture Summit was hosted by the City of Bilbao (Basque Country, Spain) from the 18-20 March 2015, with the title "Culture and Sustainable Cities". It was a new event aiming to promote knowledge-sharing and networking of cities and local governments, recognizing the important place of culture in sustainable cities. It gathered all key stakholders in the promotion of cultural policies, with special emphasis on cities, local governments and urban actors.