High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President to the European Commission Federica Mogherini gave a speech at the UN General Assembly (New York) on 21 September 2017 on the necessity to protect cultural heritage in the fight against terrorism. At this occasion, HR/VP F. Mogherini asserted that “protecting … Speech by F. Mogherini at UN General Assembly, on protecting cultural heritage
In September 2017, EUROCITIES, the network of major European cities, published a study highlighting trends and actions on culture in cities’ external relations. Based on responses from 13 cities, it describes cities’ roles as key actors in the field of external cultural relations, actively developing and maintaining cultural relations with cities around the world. The … Cities’ external relations: Trends and Actions.
Melanie Yugo was a participant in the 2017 edition of the Global Cultural Leadership Programme. Melanie Yugo is a Filipino-Canadian arts professional based in Ottawa, Canada. Working at the intersection of culture and citizen engagement, she co-founded and directs Possible Worlds, a socially-engaged art and music project space, gallery and publisher, and the multidisciplinary studio Spins … Melanie Yugo, GCLP 2017
Norton Ficarelli was a participant in the 2017 edition of the Global Cultural Leadership Programme. Norton serves as Project Manager of Instituto Pedra, a São Paulo based non-profit association that develop projects in the cultural heritage sector related to architectural restoration, historical and social research, book and video documentary publication, art exhibitions, cultural program curatorship … Norton Ficarelli, GCLP 2017
Eriola Pira was a participant in the 2017 edition of the Global Cultural Leadership Programme. Eriola Pira is a New York-based art curator and writer. Eriola is the Program Director and Curator at NARS Foundation, and manages the international residency, exhibition, public programming, and education programs. Prior to this she directed the Young Visual Artists … Eriola Pira, GCLP 2017