Speakers

Speakers include:

Shahidul Alam 

Photographer and human rights activist
Bangladesh

Gantuya Badamgarav

Founder and Director
Mongolian Contemporary Art Support Association
Mongolia

Karima Bennoune - tbc

UN Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights and Professor of international law
University of California–Davis School of Law.
Algeria/USA

François Bouda


Author, Mondoblog
Burkina Faso

Simon Brault
 

Director and CEO, Canada Council for the Arts
Canada

Arn Chorn-Pond


Artist and Founder, Cambodian Living Arts
Cambodia

Danielle Cliche


UNESCO, Chief, Section on the Diversity of Cultural Expressions and Secretary, 2005 Convention.
France/Canada

Sandro Debono


Senior Curator, MUZA - Heritage Malta
Malta 

Carla Delfos


Executive Director European League of Institutes of the Arts
Netherlands

Yvonne Donders


Professor International Human Rights and Cultural Diversity, University of Amsterdam
Netherlands

Jepchumba


Digital artist, curator and designer 
South Africa

Octavio Kulesz

Director, Editorial Teseo 
Argentina

Goretti Kyomuhendo


Director, African Writers Trust 
Uganda

Elvira Marco


Director General, Acción Cultural Española 
Spain

Kelli McCluskey


Artist and co-founder of pvi collective 
Australia

Robert Palmer


International consultant and cultural policy expert.
Former Director of Culture and Cultural and Natural Heritage, Council of Europe. 
UK

Oussama Rifahi


Director, Arab Fund for Culture 
Lebanon

Nirit Roessler


Director, Jerusalem Culture Unlimited 
Israel

Ines Sanguinetti


Founder and President of Crear vale la pena
Argentina

Susanna Seidl-Fox


Program Director, Culture and the Arts
Salzburg Global Seminar
Austria

Anupama Sekhar


Director, Culture Department Asia-Europe Foundation
India

Isabelle Schwartz


Head of Advocacy, Research and Development
European Cultural Foundation
Netherlands

Carlos Villaseñor


International consultant, culture based development policies
Mexico

Shelagh Wright


Co-founder, openº
UK

Karsten Xuareb


Executive Director, Valletta 2018 Foundation
Malta

Rana Yazaji


Managing Director
Culture Resource (Al Mawred Al Thaqafy, Egypt)
Syria