• Izmir'21 UCLG Culture Summit: Izmir Declaration “Culture Builds the Future of Humanity”

    The 4th UCLG Culture Summit took place between 9-11 September, hosted by Izmir brought together a total of 864 speakers and participants from 65 countries. In the declaration titled “Culture Builds the Future of Humanity” published at the end of the summit, the importance of culture and the responsibilities of local governments in this context were emphasized in achieving the UN 2030 Agenda.

  • 08 Oct, 2021

  • UCLG Culture Summit. Culture Shaping the Future Programme Overview

    The Culture Summit is organized by the world organisation of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) to guarantee the place of culture in global debates on sustainable development and to encourage networking, peer-learning and the sharing of good practices between cities and local governments from across the world. Held in Bilbao, Jeju and Buenos Aires in previous years, the 4th UCLG Culture Summit will be hosted by Izmir Metropolitan Municipality on 9-11 September 2021 in Izmir, a global actor of local cultural policies.

  • 02 Sep, 2021

  • DARAJ - Living in times of Coronavirus

    "Daraj and Copenhagen-based IMS want to bring out stories from our lives in times of Coronavirus; stories of realities made and shared as we live it. Within one week, five of Lebanon’s strongest filmmakers have made five films, five reports, five brief encounters from a shared reality in a contagious world."

  • 05 Aug, 2020