Andorra defends cultural policies as a key element in sustainable development

Andorra defends cultural policies as a key element in sustainable development

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The Minister of Culture and Sports of Andorra, Sílvia Riva, highlighted the commitment of the Government to promote cultural policies aligned with sustainable development, that contribute to the fulfilment of the 2030 agenda.

The Minister of Culture and Sports, Silvia Riva participated this morning in the debate: “Culture and heritage, the renewable energy for dialogue and peace” at the Conference of Ministers of Culture held as part of the UNESCO’s 40th General Conference.

The Conference of Ministers of Culture brings together more than 140 ministries at the headquarters of UNESCO in Paris. Riva took part in the debate with her counterparts from India, Benin, Angola, Azerbaijan, Nicaragua, Syria, Croatia, France, Mauritania, China and Paraguay.

She has highlighted the transversal collaboration of the Andorran government in the areas of Culture, Environment, Territorial Planning, Tourism and Education for the coordination of public policies that build a sustainable society and environment. Riva explained the recovery work of the celebrations, such as the Summer Solstice Falles of the Pyrenees, which were recognised by UNESCO 3 years ago.

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