Building peace in the minds of men and women

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.