Mentee-Programme “U40 Cultural Diversity 2030″

U40 Fellows draft their proposals at the preparatory workshiop in Essen 2007.With regard to capacity building for young colleagues, a structured preparatory work with young experts has been conducted from February to August 2007 within the framework of a mentee programme.

They participated in the conference “Cultural Diversity – Europe’s Wealth” (April 2007) with a pre-workshop, their own forum during the conference and an evaluation workshop afterwards.

17 mentees – young and mid-career professionals / PhD students, emerging talents from arts and culture networks with a knowledge of and interest in this issue from whole Europe – addressed the following issues within three working groups and put into concrete forms.

Group 1: Risks and Opportunities of the Convention
Group 2: Urban areas and Cultural Diversity 2030
Group 3: Culture and Sustainable Development