Meeting on Development and Culture September 24-26, 2008

Meeting on Development and Culture September 24-26, 2008

MEETING ON DEVELOPMENT AND CULTURE (SEPTEMBER 24-26, 2008)

The meeting on Development and Culture held in Cartagena de Indias from the 24th to the 26th of September, 2008 was the first event organized by the Node Coordinator of the Development and Culture Network. The event had as its objective the creation of spaces for the coming together of decision-makers of public and private policies in Ibero-America and the Caribbean. The event was jointly organized by the Universidad Tecnológica de Bolívar, the Spanish Agency for Cooperation in International Development (Aecid), the Avina Foundation, the Andrés Bello Agreement and the Colombian Ministry of Culture, and received support from the Carolina Foundation, the Mayoralty of Cartagena, the Cartagena Institute of Heritage and Culture (IPCC), the Caro and Cuervo Institute of Bogotá and the Cartagena Chamber of Commerce. The following people made presentations during the event: José Antonio Alonso, Ignacio Abello, June Marie Mow, Jorge Nieves Oviedo, Cayetano Torres, Jesús Prieto de Pedro, Jorge Fernández León, Efraín Aldana S. J., Germán Rey and Weildler Guerra. To obtain the publication of these presentations made at the meeting, go to “Recommendations.”