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After being postponed due to the Iceland Volcano, Culture Resource and the European Cultural Foundation are holding a conference on cultural policies in the Arab world in cooperation with the Doen Foundation and the British Council. The conference will take place in Beirut on Monday the 7th and Tuesday the 8th of June.
First conference on cultural policies in the Arab region, Beirut  | babelmedThe conference aims to discuss the current situation of cultural policies in the Arab region and their implications on cultural work in the region. The panel will include a wide range of culture professionals from Arab countries, representatives of governmental institutions working in the cultural area and some European cultural organizations including.
The conference is the outcome of a regional project initiated by Culture Resource in April 2009 with the aim of supporting development, planning and cultural cooperation in the Arab region. A survey on policies, legislation and practice-oriented cultural action was carried out in eight Arab countries: Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Palestine, Egypt, Algeria, Tunisia and Morocco. The Beirut conference aims to discuss the result of this survey and come out with recommendations and initiatives towards the development of cultural policies in the region.
The conference will come to an end on Tuesday, 8th of June with a press conference where the final results of the research and the first book of cultural policies in Arab countries will be announced. The press conference will take place from 5:30 to 6:30 PM at the Bristol Hotel, Beirut.


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