Art and culture: African solutions for Africa’s sustainable development

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  • United Nations published this video item, entitled “Art and culture: African solutions for Africa’s sustainable development” – below is their description.

    The 2021 Africa Dialogue Series (ADS) celebrates the continent’s identity, culture, history and achievements. It also brings together key stakeholders to discuss challenges and opportunities for Africa under the theme Cultural Identity and Ownership: Reshaping mindsets. ADS discussions and activities have been organized around three sub-themes, namely:

    Sustainable peace for development: factoring in history

    Harnessing Culture and Heritage for economic transformation

    Human Capital: culture and heritage unleashing the potential

    The Office of the Special Adviser on Africa partners for ADS 2021 include the African Union Commission, UNESCO and the ECA.

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