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Export date: Mon Feb 6 8:54:12 2023 / +0000 GMT

New recommendation on culture, cultural heritage and landscape

On May 19 and 20, Turin (Italy) hosted the annual session of the Council of Europe's Committee of Ministers. During the meeting the Council adopted a Recommendation on the role of culture, cultural heritage and landscape in helping to address global challenges.

The Recommendation:

  • affirms culture's transformative role in sustainable development

  • calls for the full recognition and integration of culture into relevant policies.

  • identifies the assets and skills of cultural stakeholders that should be mobilised to help address current challenges

  • calls for a new understanding of culture (and hence policies) as a strategic element

  • proposes various policy objectives and measures aimed at fostering a local approach (to engage with people and communities) as well as a global approach (to encourage international collaboration) in order to generate a collective ambition and international cooperation based on empathy and solidarity.

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