15 Nov 2017

15/11/2017, b.creative award ceremony, Shanghai, China

Cultural Diplomacy Platform’s Team Leader Sana Ouchtati was in Shanghai last November 15th to give the b.creative challenge award to Aris Papadolous, for the project ‘FIELDMAKERS’ by LATRA Innovation Lab, along with EU Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Tibor Navracsics.

Indeed, as a partner of the b.creative challenge, the Cultural Diplomacy Platform offers LATRA a chance to participate to the next edition of the Global Cultural Leadership Programme !

LATRA Innovation Lab is a collaborative multidisciplinary creative agency, specialising in merging Creative Industries and humanitarian innovation. The agency brings together designers, makers, producers, entrepreneurs and change-makers from across the world in a design and digital fabrication studio situated inside a refugee camp in Lesvos, Greece. Through social inclusion, equality in access, creativity, culture and innovation, LATRA aims to contribute to the equitable development of vulnerable and marginalized social groups with the purpose of empowering them to become tomorrow’s change-making entrepreneurs.

The award was handed to LATRA at this occasion of b.creative – the global event for creative entrepreneurship, the closing event of the Creative Tracks project, which connects young creative professionals worldwide. The event was organised in the context of the EU-China High Level People-to-People Dialogue, as was the Cultural Diplomacy Platform’s Forum on Cooperation between ECoCs and EACCs.