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Edinburgh International Culture Summit 2022 - Closing Session

Sunday 28 August 2022 3:00 PM


The sixth Edinburgh International Culture Summit takes place at the Scottish Parliament between Friday 26 – Sunday 28 August. Titled, Culture and a Sustainable Future, Summit 2022 will reflect on the urgent need for consideration of and investment in our future. The Culture Summit believes that global problems require global solutions, and that effective responses to the most pressing challenges facing us today must be dynamic, multifaceted, and collaborative. Culture can play a vital role in helping people all over the world discover commonality, to conceptualise the critical issues we must face, and to help imagine and create a sustainable future. The Rt Hon Alison Johnstone MSP Presiding Officer Performance And Special Messages Fehinti Balogun Actor and Activist Ernesto Ottone Assistant Secretary-General for Culture UNESCO, Paris mandla rae writer and performer Rapporteurs’ Summaries Paul Fitzpatrick Director of Creative Engagement, National Theatre of Scotland Fiona Hyslop MSP Deputy Convener of the Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee, Scottish Parliament Closing Remarks Sir Stephen Deuchar Trustee British Council Fergus Linehan Festival Director, Edinburgh International Festival, UK

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