Global crises and conflicts
A Final Blog Post from Simon Brault, Director and CEO of the Canada Council for the Arts
Registrations for the 2023 Edition of Culture Action Europe’s Beyond the Obvious (BtO) are now open. Handle with Care | Culture for Social Well-being will take place in Elefsina (Eleusis), Greece from 6 to 10 June 2023.
Asta Pakarklytė, Chairwoman of the Lithuanian Council for Culture, and Rūta Stepanovaitė, Director of Administration, participated in the 9th World Summit on Arts and Culture in Stockholm. The meeting was organized by the International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies in conjunction with the Swedish Arts Council. The main theme of this year's conference is creative freedom, and the goal is to unlock the power of culture through collaboration and dialogue in an international context.
More than $7.2 million in grants has been made available for 32 projects aimed at rebuilding flood damaged arts, culture and recreation infrastructure assets in five Local Government Areas impacted by floods in February last year. The Arts and Culture Priority Needs Grants Program, jointly funded by the Commonwealth and NSW Governments under the Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements, offers funding between $5,000 and $500,000 as part of the broader Community Local Infrastructure Recovery Package (CLIRP).
In May, the first grant agreements for the implementation of cultural and artistic projects supported by the UCF were signed and submitted to the State Treasury Service of Ukraine for payment.
La propuesta de la Unesco de convertir la cultura en objetivo de la Agenda 2030 para el Desarrollo Sostenible fue uno de los reclamos más escuchados hoy en el Palacio de Convenciones de La Habana.
Read about the role of culture in times of crisis, conflict and its response to global economic issues and natural disasters.
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