THE 2020 ROME CHARTER is led by Roma Capitale and the UCLG Committee on Culture. It aims at promoting the right to participate in cultural life as a condition for a better society. The initiative began in 2019 and it has involved more than 20 cities and 50 contributors. It is an open process: we will be delighted to involve more cities and contributors in the next stages. We think it is now important and urgent to create together a new future in the places that represent today a challenge as well as an opportunity: our cities and communities.
The outcome of this initiative is the 2020 Charter of Rome: read it here
“Culture is how people transform experience into meaning – and not only good or true meanings: it is a power that has been and is now put to bad uses. Culture is how people form, express, share and negotiate their values – including those of which they are unconscious or unable to articulate directly. Culture is everything we do beyond survival. Culture is everything we do to enrich our lives. It is also the story that shapes our actions, even when we are unaware of it. Culture describes the world, and we see the world through its lens.”
For full statement and more information see link below