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El ministro de Cultura, Jos Antonio Rodrguez, expres este martes que no es posible hablar de desarrollo econmico sin plantearse seriamente el desarrollo cultural de un pueblo; y sostuvo que es la gente la que motiva a un turista a volver al destino visitado y no solo el sol y la playa como ha promovido por aos la publicidad tradicional.
The Minister for Culture and Sport, John Griffiths, will today move to strengthen the role culture and heritage bodies play in tackling poverty.
The Committee on Culture of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) met in Lille from 26 to 28 June 2013, under the Presidency of Lille-Mtropole, the CoPresidencies of Buenos Aires and Montreal, and the Vice-Presidencies of Milan, Angers and Barcelona. A report from the meeting is available online.
NESCO Director-General Irina Bokova pledged to accompany Myanmars reform agenda by strengthening support to education, youth skills and the protection of tangible and intangible cultural heritage, during a meeting with President Thein Sein in Paris on 17 July.
The Round Table on Culture and Sustainable Development in SIDS and Post 2015 Agenda took place in Nadi on 9 July 2013. A final report from the meeting has been released.
At the United Nations General Assembly in New York last week, the UN Secretary-General, H.E. Mr Ban Ki-moon, made a significant statement on the role of culture in development. The next key date in the UN processes considering whether culture will be introduced into future official goals for sustainable development (post-2015) will be 2 July in Geneva.