ASEM Culture Ministers gather today in Sofia for the 8th Asian-European Meeting on Culture under the topic "The Role of Culture in International Relations: The Road Forward". It will be chaired by the Bulgarian Minister of Culture Boil Banov.
The two-day event will be attended by Tibor Navracsics, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, and Jongmin Na, First Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Korea, who hosted the previous meeting in this format.
The ministers will discuss how culture contributes to strengthening a country's external relations, how to develop a more open approach to international cultural relations based on reciprocity, and what measures could be taken at national level to foster collaboration among all stakeholders to ensure synergies in international cultural relations.
The agenda is available here.
Photos from the event will be uploaded here.
Videos from the meeting will be uploaded here.