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Useful links:

• ARCADE "Raising awareness on culture and development in Europe"

• Creative exchange "The Network for culture and development"

• Culture and Public Action "A forum to foster dialogue across disciplines on issues related to culture and development and their implications for public action"

• Eldis Ressources on culture and development

Prince Claus Fund for Culture and Development Culture and development section

The power of culture "Culture is room for development"

• Zunia (formerly developmentgateway) Section on Culture in sustainable development

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