World Conference on Arts Education, Building Creative Capacities for the 21st Century

World Conference on Arts Education, Building Creative Capacities for the 21st Century

    The Conference, organized by UNESCO and the Government of Portugal, was a culmination of a five-year international collaboration between UNESCO and its partners in the field of Arts Education.
    It was attended by 1200 participants from over 97 Member States.

    The following themes were discussed issues: the Advocacy and implementation of Arts Education at a policy and governmental level, Impact of Arts Education on social, cultural and academic areas, Quality of Education relating to teachers training and pedagogical methods, and Promotion of Partnerships for implementing Arts Education programmes.


  • Main results of the World Conference on Arts Education
  • Preparatory work and regional conferences
  • General information
  • Written Contributions
  • Report
  • Press Release
  • Road Map
  • List of Participants
  • Follow-up activities
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