Organization of the third United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) summit. This is the most significant cultural cooperation network in the world, with more than 1000 participating cities. It brings together ministers of culture from around the world and international associations such as the EU, UNESCO and ALECSO, among others. The first summit was held in Bilbao, the second one in Jeju and the third summit took place in Buenos Aires.
100 cities on all 5 continents + 100 Argentine cities sharing best practices along 5 axes across culture: Culture and sustainable development; Social transformation and culture; Rights and gender; Independent culture; Challenges for cultural public policies.
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UCLG, Government of the City of Buenos Aires, UNESCO, ICOMOS, IFACCA
The Ministry promotes coordination with other administrations, international organizations and civil society associations through conventions, letters of intent and agreements. In this regard, a collaboration agreement was recently signed with the Secretary-General of the World Organization of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG). The City of Buenos Aires currently co-chairs the Culture Committee at the UCLG, and is one of its most active members in the organization, having hosted the 3rd UCLG Culture Summit in April 2019, which was attended by more than 500 people from 100 cities.
In addition, in 2019, celebrating the 25th anniversary of Berlin and Buenos Aires as sister cities, more than 15 cultural activities were carried out in both cities, as well as special events planned for the occasion.