CREATIVITY AND CULTURE
The aim of the project
>> The focus of the project and its follow-up will be to build cooperation between core stakeholders within the creative industries, urban development and social innovation on efforts, which use culture to integrate the environmental, economic and the social dimension of sustainability.
CULTURABILITY Phase 2
>> The Culturability BSR project (Culture for Sustainable development in Baltic Sea region), operated in 2014 – 2015, received very positive feedback from stakeholders, experts and policy makers. The project has been seen as an innovative, breakthrough first-mover in research and policy-making to connect culture and sustainable development.
The outcome of phase 1 has been manifested in a number of stand-alone achievements. It also points towards a number of promising activities in order to expand the number of stakeholders and achieve more tangible impact in the Baltic Sea Region. Therefore, Culturability is moving into a second phase.
>> The purpose of CULTURABILITY Phase 2 is to build, test and scale prototypes for good practices for culture and sustainability in the Baltic Sea Region. It will focus on three topical areas:
>> The activities of Culturability Phase 2 will include:
>> Culturability Phase 2 will be organised as a set of meetings and workshops in 2016 and 2017 with experts from cultural and non-cultural stakeholders, including policy-makers, academia and entrepreneurs from culture and creative sectors.
The 1st Meeting took place in Rendsburg on April 14 – 15, 2016. Upcoming activities are:
>> A Concept Note for a 3-year project on “Cultural Planning and Urban Social Inclusion in the Baltic Sea Region” was submitted to Interreg on 1st of June 2016.
Culturability phase 2 will be led by the Nordic Council of Ministers’ Office in Latvia in partnership with the Danish Cultural Institute,