Lima: Living Community Culture Programme

Lima: Living Community Culture Programme

1. BACKGROUND

Lima is the capital of Peru, and according to the National Institute of Statistics and Informatics (INEI) it has a population of 9,674,755, representing 29.7% of the country's total population.

Neighborhoods for living

Neighborhoods for living

Background

Escazú has a population of 56,509 (INEC 2011) and is located on the outskirts of San José, the capital of Costa Rica.

Izmir Culture Pla+form Initiative

Izmir Culture Pla+form Initiative

Background

Izmir is the third largest city of Turkey, located near the Mediterranean-Black Sea passage, opened to the Balkans, Europe and to the Middle East through Anatolia.

Mannheim's Oriental Music Academy

Mannheim's Oriental Music Academy

Context

The city of Mannheim, in Germany, has always been regarded as a model of diversity and peaceful coexistence, as its history is inextricably linked with immigration.

Incarnation des bibliothèques du 21ème siècle à Montréal

Incarnation des bibliothèques du 21ème siècle à Montréal

Background

The City of Montreal is renowned worldwide for its effervescent cultural environment, universities, creative industries, and for its status as a designated UNESCO City of Design.

WOW – Women of the World Kathmandu

WOW – Women of the World Kathmandu

Context

Kathmandu is the capital of Nepal and its largest city, with a population of around 1 million. Kathmandu is, and has historically been, the centre of Nepal's history, art, culture and economy.

WOW - Women of the World Karachi

WOW - Women of the World Karachi

Context

Karachi is the most populous city in Pakistan, the capital of the Pakistani province of Sindh, and is considered the cultural, economic, philanthropic, educational, and political hub of the country.