Unesco Conf on Culture May 2013

Video Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the UNESCO Conference on Culture and Development in Hangzhou, China

On 15 May 2013, His Highness the Aga Khan delivered the keynote address at a conference entitled “Culture: Key to Sustainable Development” organised by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), the Ministry of Culture of the People’s Republic of China, the National Commission of the People’s Republic of China and the Hangzhou…

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Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the UNESCO Conference on Culture and Development in Hangzhou, China

Madame Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO, Honorable Ministers, Excellencies, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen: My warmest thanks go to all of you who have received us so generously here in Hangzhou, our Chinese hosts and our many friends from UNESCO. I am honoured by your invitation, and pleased for this opportunity to talk about two…

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The Aga Khan Speaks at UNESCO Conference in China

The Role of Culture in Development Hangzhou, China, 15 May 2013 – His Highness the Aga Khan today delivered the keynote address at a conference entitled “Culture: Key to Sustainable Development” organised by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), the Ministry of Culture of the People’s Republic of China, the National Commission…