Celebrating the UNESCO Creative City Network Craft and Folk-art Meeting in Kanazawa 2019, this international symposium will explore perspectives on how cultural capital, including craft arts, can contribute to the sustainability of cities. The vice-mayor of Ghent will present the city’s SDGs initiative, which has been selected as an example of SDGs good practice by the United Nations.
Organiser: Operating Unit Ishikawa/Kanazawa, Institute for Advanced Study of Sustainability, United Nations University (UNU-IAS OUIK)
Co-organizer: Kanazawa City
14:35–14:45 Opening Remarks
14:45–15:30 Keynote Speech
15:30–16:50 Panel Discussion “Creativity Bridging Craft and SDGs”
Moderator: Mikiko Nagai (UNU-IAS OUIK)
16:50-17:00 Closing Remarks:
To register, please compete the form provided on the UNU-IAS OUIK website.
Kanazawa Cultural Hall, 3F Conference Hall