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Culture has been declared a 'global public good' at UNESCO's Mondiacult 2022

Culture was recently recognized as a “global public good” at the UNESCO World Conference on Cultural Policy and Sustainable Development – MONDIACULT 2022 held in Mexico.

of cultural declarationIt was unanimously adopted by 150 countries.

“Culture plays a fundamental role in our societies. But despite progress, it still does not have the right place in public policy and international cooperation. The declaration adopted today is a commitment to action. said the Director-General of UNESCO. Audrey Asley.

In the declaration, governments agreed, among other commitments, to strengthen international cooperation to fight the illegal trade in cultural property.

Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO.

On the same subject, Azoulay by UNESCO and INTERPOL Virtual Museum of Stolen Cultural Artifacts By 2025, it will serve as an educational and educational tool to help citizens learn about the history of these works and help people research the provenance of uncertain works.

Greek Culture Minister Meets with UNESCO Director-General

Greek Minister of Culture and Sports, Lina Mendoni.Photo credit: UNESCO

Minister of Culture of Greece Lina Mendoni Represented Greece at UNESCO’s Mondiacult 2022. Parthenon Marbles He pointed out that it is a matter of “respecting and preserving the authenticity, unity and integrity of cultural heritage.”

During his stay in Mexico, Mendoni met with the Director General of UNESCO, Audrey Asley He thanked Greece for the excellent level of cooperation it has shown in recent years with all UNESCO bodies.

UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay and Greece’s Minister of Culture and Sports Lina Mendoni.

During the meeting, Mendoni discussed a number of initiatives being developed by Greece within the framework of UNESCO, in particular an international conference to be held in Delphi, Greece in November 2022. She worked with the UNESCO World Heritage Center to make Greece UNESCO.

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the UNESCO World Heritage Convention, the event aims to present the key factors influencing cultural and natural monuments around the world and aims to address two main topics: increase. sustainable tourism.

Photo credit: UNESCO

MONDIACULT 2022 is the largest cultural-focused global conference in the last 40 years, attracting approximately 2,600 attendees over three days in Mexico City. At the invitation of UNESCO and Mexico, 150 countries sent delegations to the conference, 135 of which were represented at the highest level by their Ministers of Culture.

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