International Seminar: “Culture and the Millennium Development Goals. A Place for Research and Action.”

International Seminar: “Culture and the Millennium Development Goals. A Place for Research and Action.”

 
 
The 3rd, 4th and 5th of November, 2010 the L+iD Laboratory held, in Cartagena de Indias, the International Seminar: “Culture and Millennium Development Goals, A Space for Research and Action.” As a take-off point for the Seminar, the following objectives, among others, were established: 1) To examine the current state of the question on the role that culture plays in the different dynamics that affect the achievement of the MDGs; 2) To analyze the difficulties in articulation between cultural processes and projects and development cooperation for their insertion and visibility in the framework of the MDGs; 3) To foment the search for mechanisms and tools based on experience and policy, for the incorporation of the potentiality of culture and its contributions, direct and indirect, to the MDGs.


The papers presented in the Seminar were delivered by: Gonzalo Carámbula (Uruguay), Patricio Rivas (Chile), Alfons Martinell (Spain), Alberto Abello (Colombia), Giancarlo Protti (Costa Rica), Lily Rodríguez (Ecuador), Karla Posas (Honduras), Eva Sánchez Buendía (Spain), Lucina Jiménez (México), Jordi Pardo (Spain), María Paula Farfán (OAS), Annamari Laaksonen (Finland), Mario Hernán Mejía (Honduras), María Paula Soto (Chile), Ana Muñoz Llabrés (Spain) and Javier Brun (Spain).

  


 
 
The Seminar was organized by: The L+iD Laboratory, Universidad Tecnológica de Bolívar, University of Girona, UNESCO Chair on Cultural Policies and Cooperation and the Aecid. In addition, it had the support of the Carolina Foundation/CeALCI and the OEI (in the framework of the ACERCA program), and it was held at the headquarters of the Spanish Cooperation Agency in Cartagena de Indias.
To see the Seminar Memory and list of participants go to “Recommendations.”