Exhibition on the threats to the diversity of cultural expressions in Iraq

When, local time: 
Monday, 30 November 2015 -
9:00am to 4:30pm
Where: 
Iraq, Erbil
Type of Event: 
Exhibition
Contact: 
May Shaer - m.shaer@unesco.org

In partnership with the Ministry of Culture of Iraq, this symposium aims at bringing together the different sectors of the Iraqi society, including representatives of the various displaced communities, to highlight potential threats to Iraq's diversity of cultural expressions and to draft a framework for recommended actions on the means for addressing its protection and promotion.
An exhibition is organized in conjunction with the conference, featuring works of artists and photographers who have been displaced since the summer of 2014, it aims at raising awareness about the importance of fostering art and creativity in Iraq.