07 April 2019 - Minister of Culture of Montenegro Aleksandar Bogdanović participates in the Culture Summit Abu Dhabi 2019, at the invitation of UAE Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development Noura Al Kaabi. This year's Summit discusses the role of culture in global challenges and the impact of creativity and technology on positive changes in the world.
At the Summit, Minister Bogdanović talked with the representatives of the participating countries about similar experiences in the areas of development of cultural and artistic creativity and creative industries and the preservation and protection of cultural heritage. Opportunities for cooperation on joint projects of creative industries, promotion of cultural diversity, protection and conservation of cultural heritage and digitization were also discussed.
The Summit is organised by the Ministry of Culture and Knowledge of the United Arab Emirates in cooperation with global partners the Royal Academy of Arts, UNESCO, Guggenheim, Economist and Google. The summit will be held from 7 to 11 April 2019.
Ambassador of Montenegro to the United Arab Emirates Dušanka Jeknić is also participating in the Summit.
On the margins of the Summit, Minister Bogdanović will have bilateral meetings with UAE Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development Noura Al Kaabi and UAE Minister of State Zaki Anwar Nusseibeh.