EU Initiative: Culture and Development for Africa


We are happy to announce that together with the African Diaspora Network in Belgium we have been officially selected by the European Commission to set up a Lab session on Culture and Development for Africa during the European Development Days to be held in Brussels on 3 -4 June, 2015 .

As Foundation for European Sustainable Tourism (FEST) this is our first initiative for Africa, and we would like to invite our partners and networks to be part of this event.

The Lab topic we are preparing is entitled “Culture and Development: How to leverage the benefits of culture for sustainable development? Our lab session is one of the 130 sessions included in this year’s programme. We are in the process of finalizing the agenda.

We are looking to partner with leading organizations, if you wish to contribute and know more please send us an email by the 12th of April at

More information on the EDD15 can be found here.

A snapshot from EDD13




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