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.

Youth and cultural citizenship in Yopougon

Youth and cultural citizenship in Yopougon

1. Context

With a population of 1,071,000, and located in the city of Abidjan, Yopougon is a lively cultural centre where youth, artists, cultural entrepreneurs, and non-profit organisations, all play an essential role.

The Wuhan « cultural metroplis programme »

The Wuhan « cultural metroplis programme »

1. Context

Wuhan is a central city in Central China, the capital of Hubei Province and a nationally recognized city of culture due to its 3,500 years of history and civilization.

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.

Solo, the Spirit of Java

Solo, the Spirit of Java

1. Context

Surakarta, known as Solo City, is in the Central Java Province of Indonesia. The city is a "melting pot" of ethnic (Arab, China, India, etc.) and religious (Muslims, Christians, Buddhist, Hindu, etc.) diversity.

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.

The decentralization of cultural policy – Ramallah model

The decentralization of cultural policy – Ramallah model

1. Context

Ramallah is a city about 10 miles north of the capital Jerusalem. Ramallah, like all other Palestinian cities, is struggling to rise from the destruction created by Israeli military forces during the last 60 years of occupation.

Plaine Commune, the Grand Paris project's land of culture and creation: culture, driving force behind the city collaborative development

Plaine Commune, the Grand Paris project's land of culture and creation: culture, driving force behind the city collaborative development

1. Context

Founded in 2000, Plaine Commune became a Public Territorial Institution (Etablissement public territorial) with the creation of the Métropole du Grand Paris, and brings together 9 towns located to the north of Paris.