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NECE-Conference 2020 Day 1 - Opening Talk

Learning the lessons. Citizenship education, arts & culture for a sustainable world

Citizenship education, arts and culture are essential contributors in strengthening citizen participation and social resilience and in creating spaces for learning and solidarity. What concrete role can citizenship education, arts and culture play in responding to the challenges of the pandemic and climate change and for positive social change? This high-level opening panel aims at sharing insights and experiences about the specific roles and options for a strategic alliance for democracy and sustainability between (citizenship) education, arts & culture.

With Johannes Ebert, General Secretary of the Goethe-Institut, Germany, Maya El Khalil, Arts and Culture Consultant & Curator, UK, Joumana El Zein Khoury, Director of the Prince Claus Fund for Culture and Development, The Netherlands, Andreas Görgen, Head of the Directorate-General for Culture and Communication at the Federal Foreign Office, Germany and Thomas Krüger, Director of the Federal Agency for Civic Education, Germany.

The event is in German & English.

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