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The Republic of Argentina will host the XVI Forum of Ministers of Culture and Officials in Charge of Cultural Policies of Latin America and the Caribbean

The Republic of Argentina will host the XVI Forum of Ministers of Culture and Officials in Charge of Cultural Policies of Latin America and the Caribbean, in Buenos Aires on February 26 and 27, 2009.

The central theme of the meeting will be Culture within the context of the current world crisis: Challenges and Opportunities:

  • Cultural Diversity, intercultural dialog and regional integration
  • The role of cultural industries, opportunities for a sustainable development
  • Cultural rights
  • Institutional strengthening of culture

This event takes on special meaning this year, as it marks the 20th anniversary of the Forum, which includes 33 states from Latin America and the Caribbean.

For more information, please consult the text available on the Latin American and Caribbean Portal of Culture website.