“Cultural Diplomacy for Cultural Democracy”

Open Focus Group virtual meetingnfacilitated by ACD-Agency for Cultural Diplomacy, Austria
in collaboration with METE Onlus org. Italy & in kind support of the Anna Lindh Foundation national network Austria.

2023 ECOSOC Partnership Forum & the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development
(HLPF): “Accelerating the recovery from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and the full
implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development at all levels.”

Introductory presentation, welcoming words: “Cultural Diplomacy 4 Cultural Democracy 2030:
CSOs Partnerships on the nexus of arts, cultural diplomacy & sustainability policy intercultural
communication to advance the 2030 Agenda” (Tatjana Christelbauer, ACD, Austria)
“Global Media and Cultural Democracy“: Global Communication and Democratic Culture Program
created by the Mete Onlus Team. engaging in socio-cultural mediation between peoples, in the
affirmation of civil, democratic, and liberal principles of each individual, and in social justice. Oral
presentation by Giorgia Butera President of the METE Onlus association.

Partnerships for SDGs: art-based quality education 4

  • Cultural hospitality in media: enhancing the social integration & protecting the human rights of all;
  • Including to Leave No One Behind: diversity aware inclusive project opportunities for engagement & shared responsibilities;
  • Diversity matters: engaging in the protection of dance arts as a part of the world cultural heritage, cultural democracy in arts & funds (UNESCO Conv. 2005, SDG 11.4);
  • Co-developing & providing arts-based research, tools, and Methodology for the optimization of health (WHO art & health report 2019);
  • Partnerships 4 Economic empowerment: Orange economy: decent work, cultural democracy.