You are here

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.

Report of the Summit

Report of the 2nd UCLG Culture Summit

 
 
Link
Programme

Programme of the 2nd UCLG Culture Summit

 
 
Link
Full video of the event

Full video of the Summit

 
 
Link
The Summit on the web: Storify

The Summit on the web:

Storify
 
 
Link
Web communiqué

Web communiqué

 
 
Link
Press kit

Press kit

 
 
Link
The Summit in pictures: Flickr

The Summit in pictures:

Flickr
 
 
Link

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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".


Check out the key speeches that Ms. María Victoria Alcáraz, Head of International relations and Networks, Ministry for Culture of the City of Buenos Aires and representing the copresidence of UCLG Committee on culture ; Ms. Karima Bennoune, UN Special Rapporteur for Cultural Rights ; Mr. WON Hee-ryong, Governor of Jeju's Self-governing Special Province ; Mr. KO Un, distinguished poet from Jeju ; Mr. Josep Roig, Secretary General of UCLG ; Mr. Mpho Parks Tau, President of UCLG :

María Victoria Alcaraz

María Victoria ALCARAZ

 
 
Link
Karima Bennoune

Karima BENNOUNE

 
 
Link
KO Un

KO Un

 
 
Link
Josep Roig

Josep ROIG

 
 
Link
Mpho Parks Tau

Mpho Parks TAU

 
 
Link
WON Hee-ryong

WON Hee-ryong

 
 
Link

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.