Less than a week left to the 13th International Congress of Educating Cities takes place
We encourage you to make room in your schedules to come to Barcelona to share with us your ideas, knowledge and projects on social inclusion at the 13th International Congress of Educating Cities “The Educating City is an Inclusive City”, which will take place from the 13th to the 15th November 2014
Through lectures, presentations of experiences, Mayors’ and experts’ roundtables, and study tours, the Congress will deal with the role of education, in the broadest sense of the term, as an essential instrument for social inclusion, fostering personal and collective development and the improvement of social coexistence and solidarity.
Local governments and different social agents and entities in our cities are faced with the major challenge of working towards social inclusion from a comprehensive perspective in order to confront social and economic inequality and the inequality of opportunities affecting different sectors of the population. These inequalities run the risk deepening the rift given the rapid pace of change that we are now living through if a decisive effort is not made to stop them.
Together we can find solutions to these challenges of social inclusion that our cities are facing!
Furthermore, as part of the Congress, we will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of the IAEC; a meeting of the General Assembly of the Association will also be held during which the 2015-2018 Strategic Action Plan will be adopted.
Attached below please find the informational brochure and the Congress provisional programme timetable for the 13th Congress. You can also find supplementary information on thematic issues, speakers, study visits, registration process, etc. at iaec2014.bcn.cat/en.
Don’t miss this opportunity! See you in Barcelona!