Terrassa white paper on culture

Terrassa white paper on culture

1. Context

Terrassa is a medium-sized city in the province of Barcelona (Spain). As of January of 2017, it had a population of 217,000. It is an ancient Roman city, and was once the production centre for the region's textile industry.

Network of community culture groups: youth from Tamaulipas

Network of community culture groups: youth from Tamaulipas

1. Context

Tamaulipas is one of the 32 states of Mexico. It borders with Nuevo León in the west, Veracruz and San Luis Potosí in the south, the Gulf of Mexico in the east, and the United States of America in the north.

Talca: The challenge of building stronger ties to Agenda 21 for Culture

Talca: The challenge of building stronger ties to Agenda 21 for Culture

1. Context

Talca is the capital of Maule, Chile and the main service centre for the region. The city has existed there for 300 years. Talca has suffered a significant loss of material heritage due to a regular cycle of earthquakes which culminated in 2010.

Ségou: a creative city

Ségou: a creative city

1. Context

Ségou was the capital of the former Bambara Empire, and is at the heart of West Africa in the southwest of Mali on the River Niger.

Rouyn-Noranda, Cultural capital

Rouyn-Noranda, Cultural capital

1. Context

Founded in 1926, Rouyn-Noranda is a city with 41,934 inhabitants, located 600 km to the northwest of Montreal, whose economy has historically been based on mineral and forestry resources.