The President of the Russian Academy of Arts Zurab Tsereteli Took Part in the Third Session of the UNESCO World Forum on Culture and Cultural Industries
The President of the Russian Academy of Arts Zurab Tsereteli took part in the 3rd Session of the UNESCO World Forum on Culture and Cultural Industries in Florence on October 2-4, 2014 attended by international experts, publishers, scientists, sociologists, librarians, media professionals and business representatives. Zurab Tsereteli made a report on the topic “Culture, Creativity and Sustainable Development. Research, Innovations and Opportunities”.
The Forum jointly organized by UNESCO, the Italian Government, the Tuscany region and the Municipality of Florence dealt with the role of culture in creating a sustainable future, risks of digitization as well as promoting employment, growth and innovations. The event concluded with the adoption of the “Florence Declaration” presenting proposals on integration of culture in the Post-2015 Development Agenda to be discussed by the United Nations General Assembly the following year.