Agenda 21 For Culture

A proposal from cities for cultural development,
01 September 2004, Spain

A network of cities has written the document Agenda 21 For Culture - an undertaking by cities and local governments for cultural development. The first paragraph of the document says: 'We, cities and local governments of the world, committed to human rights, cultural diversity, sustainability, participatory democracy and the creation of the conditions for peace, assembled in Barcelona on 7 and 8 May 2004, at the IV Porto Alegre Forum of Local Authorities for Social Inclusion, in the framework of the Universal Forum of Cultures - Barcelona 2004, agree on this Agenda 21 for Culture as a guiding document for our public cultural policies and as a contribution to the cultural development of humanity.' For further information, and to download the document in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese and Catalan, CLICK HERE.