Youth discussed the potential of creative industries to safeguard cultural heritage

25 October 2021

On 19 October 2021, UNESCO held a case study dialogue with creative industry experts and youth from Central Asia and Azerbaijan within the framework of the International Nanjing Peace Forum, which was conducted in China on 23-25 October.

The Session of 2021 Nanjing Peace Forum in Central Asia and South Caucasus was dedicated to the demonstration of connections between cultural heritage and creative industries that can foster intercultural dialogue and peace building in the sub-region and allow young people to use innovation and creativity to use the tangible and intangible cultural heritage and creative industries to build peaceful and resilient societies.

More than 80 participants attended the session from Central Asia, various parts of Eurasia reflecting the diverse background, age, organizations, professions, and activities of the participants.

The full Session Report:  20211021-Report-Session-Nanjing-en.pdf 

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