Over 170 delegates gathered during the course of 2 days to deliberate on the implications of the UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions, and to launch the U40 Africa Network, a continent-wide network of cultural activists, researchers and policymakers under the age of 40.
Aside from lively discussion and debate, the two days culminated in two concrete and valuable results which will enable the deliberations from the event to be translated into action:
Many thanks to all who participated in the event, and particularly to the continental and international delegates.
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Afternoon Breakaway Sessions
U40 AFRICA LAUNCH
SA CIVIL SOCIETY WORKING GROUP