Cultural Cooperation with the Global South

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On behalf of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Kulturtanken // Arts for Young Audiences Norway, we are pleased to welcome you to the annual conference at Voksenåsen in Oslo for Norwegian actors who work with cultural activities in the Global South.

The 2017 conference focuses on three main topics: “Local Ownership and Sustainability of Cultural Projects in the Global South”, "Arts as Survival Strategy / Survival Strategies for Artists” and “Women, Inclusion and Rights “


The Section for Cultural Affairs is responsible for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ international cultural engagement. This engagement is twofold: 1) to promote Norwegian culture internationally, in particular to help Norwegian artists to gain access to key arenas abroad and thus reach a wider audience 2) to support the building of a free and independent cultural sector developing countries where cultural rights are protected, promoted and adhered to.

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