Culture for social transformation

*Federica Mogherini is the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission. Official Website:

Culture can be catalyser of the economic development of a region if it’s promoted on the right ways. Some initiatives in Latin American and the Caribbean countries, such as  the Zócalo in Mexico City, are great examples of cultural activities that can also be economic boosters and benefit entire sectors of the population. Art, science, music and gastronomy are some examples of cultural expressions. These experiences are part of the identity of each country and its history, however they need public policies that can promote and protect them. Read paper