Upcoming Culture|Futures event to coincide with the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 17) Durban, South Africa

Culture|Futures Eco-Leadership through Culture Conference

Dec 5th, City Council Chambers, Durban


Key note speakers will be Peter Head, one of the world leaders in integrated urban sustainable development and chair of the new Ecological Sequestration Trust, and Prof. Edgar Pieterse, director of the Africa Centre for Cities. They will present global and African perspectives to address major global and African challenges for urban/regional development and discuss the significant role of culture.


The purpose of the conference is to:

  •  clarify the vision of an Ecological Age by 2050, how to deliver it and the significant role of culture
  • inspire cultural institutions and cities in Durban/Africa/World to undertake eco-social leadership.
  • build Culture|Futures as a new international network for cultural institutions/actors, cities/regions and other stakeholders on eco-leadership.


See full details on the Events page/ Durban notice of this network. Please RSVP on that page or alternatively send an e-mail to info@culturefutures.org


We highly appreciate your registration at your earliest convenience, since there will be limited places.

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