Culture in Post-2015

United Nations General Assembly - Special Thematic Debate
Culture and Sustainable Development in the Post-2015 Development Agenda 

 5 May 2014, UN Headquarters, New York

© UN Photo/Devra Berkowitz

The Special Thematic Debate on “Culture and Sustainable Development in the Post-2015 Development Agenda” was held on 5 May 2014 at the UN Headquarters, New York, and comprised an opening segment, keynote addresses, a high-level segment followed by a panel discussion. 18 Government Ministers and high-level representatives of Member States, a number of Permanent Representatives of Member States to the United Nations, as well as the G-77 plus China and the European Union highlighted the paramount importance of integrating culture in the Post-2015 Development Agenda and made recommendations aiming at feeding the elaboration process of the Post-2015 Development Agenda. 

Opening remarks

Keynote addresses

High-level segment

Interventions of Representatives of Member States

Panel Discussion



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