culture360.ASEF.org is looking for writers to contribute features and interviews to be published on its website in 2023. The publication is open to articles and interviews that focus on new research insights from various art disciplines and on the following themes: Cultural diplomacy and cultural relations, Cultural Policy Development, Heritage & Museums, Cultural Mobility Trends, Climate change and Sustainability, Education and professional development, Creative Industries, Digital media and technology. The call will be open throughout 2023 until 31 October with up to two articles selected per month.
We have reached a historical moment. The interrelated impacts of climate change on all aspects of life on the planet is causing damage that is becoming irreversible. Culture and creativity offer a source of innovation for climate change mitigation, hold the key to reshaping behaviours and living practices meaningfully and at scale, and are a source of principles and behaviours for societal resilience in the face of climate change effects.
The declaration emphasized the significance of prioritizing culture as one of the most critical pillars of peace, security and development in its overarching and sustainable dimensions.
The Ministers of Culture of the European Union yesterday approved the Cáceres Declaration, by which they commit to defend culture as “an essential public good and a global public good at the highest political level” and to work to make it the eighteenth Sustainable Development Goal (SDG).
The African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) and The Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities (The Guild) have launched a new Africa-Europe Clusters of Research Excellence (CoRE) on Creative Economies: Cultures, Innovation and Sustainability, which includes Rhodes University.
The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights today opened its seventy-fourth session, hearing opening remarks from Wan-Hea Lee, Chief, Civil, Political, Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Section, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and Representative of the Secretary-General. The Committee elected a new Chair and Bureau and adopted its agenda and programme of work for the session, during which it is scheduled to review the reports of Chad, the State of Palestine, Brazil, France, Qatar and Armenia.