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The publication provides the context, references and examples of where and how dance intersects with environmental sustainability, and which set of actions can lead to effective action. Both executive summary and full publication are available for download.
As a member of the Climate Heritage Network (CHN), ICOM will be present on the margins of COP27 to participate in a full day of programming billed as Art Culture Heritage COP27 (11th November 2022). Art Culture Heritage COP27 will highlight how culture-based strategies can transform climate planning, policy and action, and how cultural institutions, including museums, are strong advocates for sustainable development and resilience in their communities.
Organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi, the 2022 edition of the Abu Dhabi Culture Summit brought together more than 180 cultural leaders from around the world, including global policymakers and leaders in art, heritage, museums, and technology, to examine the ways in which culture can transform societies and communities. Held under the theme of 'A Living Culture', the Summit addressed the role of culture in making resilient and shared societies, and explored relating themes of empowering new voices, social responsibility, and diversity. IFACCA was represented at the Summit by Executive Director Magdalena Moreno Mujica, at the invitation of the Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi, the organiser of the Summit and an Affiliate Member of IFACCA.
Diplomazija astuta is one of the first certified carbon neutral artworks in the world, meaning that its greenhouse gas emissions have been reduced, mitigated, or avoided due to specific interventions enacted during the creation, preparation, and setting up process. Diplomazija astuta is the project representing Malta and commissioned by Arts Council Malta for the 59th edition of La Biennale di Venezia.
From 6 to 18 November 2022, the world’s focus is on the city of Sharm el-Sheikh where the Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt is hosting the 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change – also known as COP27. In this context, the Committee on Culture working in collaboration with the Climate Heritage Network and together with other partners, has developed a Manifesto, entitled "Imagining and Realising Climate Resilient Futures: The Power of Arts, Culture and Heritage to Accelerate Climate Action"
The CALQ is pleased to support the Conseil québécois des événements écoresponsables (CQEER) and Creative Green Tools Canada to aid Quebec arts organizations in their energy transition. Over the next few months, a sample of arts organisations supported by CQEER will use the Creative Green tools to find out the carbon footprint of their activities. They will then be able to set reduction targets.