Culture & Geopolitics: Dr. Arianna Traviglia at the 2nd Soft Power Conference

31/08/2021

Dr. Arianna Traviglia, CCHT-IIT Director, took part at the 2nd edition of the Soft Power Conference organised by Francesco Rutelli and the association Soft Power Club. The Conference was held on 30th and 31st August in Venice.

Preceded by the official message of the Italian Premier Mario Draghi, enriched by contributions from the President of the European Parliament David Sassoli, the European Commissioner for Economy Paolo Gentiloni, the President of the Italian Senate Elisabetta Casellati, the Italian Minister of Culture Dario Franceschini, and the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs Luigi Di Maio, this event has taken to the global attention the centrality of the ecological transition and role of culture in the Italian multilateral agenda. The talks of former President of #UNESCO Irina Bokova, the Regional Director at UNESCO Ana Thompson-Flores and General Roberto Riccardi, commander of the Italian #Carabinieri Art Squad, have highlighted the centrality of Soft power for the safeguard of cultural heritage and the sustainable future of #endangered #heritage sites.

The Soft Power Club is an association that aims to define shared messages and pragmatic objectives, placing itself as a forum for maximum inclusiveness, with an international and intercultural scope. The Club boasts numerous members of international importance.

Dr. Traviglia participated as invited speaker for the session The power of Culture and Creative Industries For additional information, check the Soft Power Club website

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