Gulf States & Yemen
Cluster Office for Bahrain Kuwait Oman Qatar Saudi Arabia United Arab Emirates Yemen
Saudi Arabia approves the Phase II of the "Abdullah bin Abdulaziz International Programme for a Culture of Peace and Dialogue"
"Arabia Plan aims to revive a mechanism for creativiy and renewal in the Arab world, while being open to the experience of other world cultures"
UNESCO Launches Teacher Professional Development Project in partnership with Ministry of Education, Queen Rania Teacher Academy, the European Union and Saudi Fund for Development
In historic move, G20 puts culture on its agenda for the first time
Ministers of Culture of the G20 came together on 4 November 2020 in a joint meeting on The rise of the cultural economy a new paradigm on the margins of the G20 hosted by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia This marked the first time that G20 policy discussions recognized the growing contribution of culture to the global economy In a paradigm shift accelerated by the COVID19 pandemic the G20 acknowledged cultures potential contribution across the public policy spectrum in forging more sustainable societies and economies