Information Meeting for Permanent Delegates on initiatives undertaken in the field of culture in 2013, in the context of preparations for the Post-2015 international development framework, including the High Level Segment of ECOSOC

When, local time: 
Monday, 8 July 2013 -
11:00am to 12:30pm
Where: 
France, Paris
Type of Event: 
Информационное совещание с Постоянными представительствами
Contact: 
l.patchett@unesco.org

As part of continuing efforts to improve the information of Member States, this information meeting will present Permanent Delegations with the outcomes of a series of events undertaken in 2013 to demonstrate the integral role of culture in achieving sustainable development, in the context of preparations for the Post-2015 international development framework, including the High Level Segment of ECOSOC.
The outcomes of the following events will be as well presented: the UNESCO International Congress, ‘Culture: Key to Sustainable Development’ held in Hangzhou (People’s Republic of China, 15-17 May), the thematic debate on Culture and Development organized by the President of the United Nations General Assembly (New York, 12 June); as well as the High Level Segment of ECOSOC on the theme: ‘Science, technology and innovation, and the potential of culture, for promoting sustainable development and achieving the Millennium Development Goals” (Geneva, 1-4 July).

Simultaneous interpretation of the proceedings will be provided in English and French.